SKU: C269

Pyralspite Garnet

5.49 carats

$500.00

1 in stock

SKU: C269 Category: Tag:

A new shield-type design, dark with bright flashes of light that cause a very striking effect.

Carats

5.49

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

11.1 x 11.6 x 8.2

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Shield

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.