SKU: C300

Umbalite Garnet

3.98 carats

$400.00

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SKU: C300 Category: Tag:

Malawi garnet in a square cushion cut.

Carats

3.98

Clarity

Color

Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

9.2 x 9.2 x 6.4

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Square

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.