SKU: C298

Pyralspite Garnet

5.10 carats

$510.00

1 in stock

SKU: C298 Category: Tag:

Pyralspite Garnet from Malawi, Africa, cut in an original shield design.

Carats

5.10

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

12.1 x 9.1 x 7.0

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Cushion

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.