SKU: C258

Pyralspite Garnet

3.72 carats

$420.00

Out of stock

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Vivid color in this round brilliant garnet from Malawi. Pyralspite (pyrope/almandine/spessartine all in one stone) is chemically similar to Malaya.

Carats

3.72

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Pink

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

9.5 x 9.5 x 5.8

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Round

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.