SKU: C235

Pyralspite Garnet

9.93 carats

$993.00

1 in stock

SKU: C235 Category: Tag:

A large pyralspite (pyrope, almandine, spessartite, similar to Malaya) from Malawi, Africa. Cut in an original design.

Carats

9.93

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

16.8 x 12.2 x 7.5

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Heptagon

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.

6

Garnet is the birthstone for January and the gem for the 2nd wedding anniversary.