SKU: C133

Yellow Grossular Garnet

13.77 carats

$2,750.00

1 in stock

SKU: C133 Category: Tag:

A really clean (for grossular garnet) gem. The watery look is from microscopic inclusions, but they don’t interfere with the beauty or durability of the stone.

Carats

13.77

Clarity

Color Specification

Color

Yellow

Cut

Dimensions (mm)

17.8 x 12.9 x 10.2

Origin

Overall Quality

Stone Shape

Pear

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.