SKU: C053

Malawi Garnet

2.64 carats

$264.00

1 in stock

SKU: C053 Category: Tag:

This beautiful Malawi garnet is in a leaf cut.

Carats

2.64

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

11.7 x 7.4 x 4.5

Origin

Overall Quality

Treatments

None

1

Garnets occur in every color but blue.

2

The largest garnet ever found was actually discovered underground in New York City, below Broadway and 7th The size of a bowling ball, this garnet weighs about ten pounds and currently resides in the archives of the American Museum of Natural History.

3

The word garnet comes from the Latin word “granatus” for pomegranate.

4

Imperial Russian jeweller, Faberge, famously crafted pieces with demantoid garnet.

5

A stylish red garnet bead necklace found in a grave in Egypt is more than 5,000 years old.