SKU: C245

Umbalite Garnet

2.64 carats

$317.00

1 in stock

SKU: C245 Category: Tag:

Beautiful pinkish purple gem. We were told this was color change, however we don’t really see a strong change indoors. But photos do show some orange in the stone depending on the direction of viewing. Either way, a really pretty centerpiece gemstone.

Carats

2.64

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Purple, Red

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

7.7 x 7.7 x 6.1

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Octagon

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.