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.
Yellow Grossular Garnet
1 in stock
17.8 x 12.9 x 10.2
Garnets occur in every color but blue.
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.
The word garnet comes from the Latin word “granatus” for pomegranate.
Imperial Russian jeweller, Faberge, famously crafted pieces with demantoid garnet.
A stylish red garnet bead necklace found in a grave in Egypt is more than 5,000 years old.
Garnet is the birthstone for January and the gem for the 2nd wedding anniversary.