Ceylon Rhodolite Garnet – Light Purple – Cushion – 2.87 Carats

$ 985.00

Natural Garnet variety Rhodolites meaning is believed to spread the aura of love which is caused by the pink glow in the sunlight. Because the Rhodolite (Rhodon) means rose, there are some who believe the stone refers to rose flowers where the smell will help people who are alone find a friend, making them joyful. Light purple in colour, originating from Sri Lanka and possessing the dimensions of 8.76mm by 6.92mm and a pavilion depth of 5.58mm, it’s easy to see why this stone is coveted in the garnet family.  Loupe clean and weighing 2.87 carats, our lapidarists have crafted a cushion shape with modified flower cut pavilion facets. Mined in an ethically and environmentally friendly manner, we believe this wonderous semi-precious gemstone could bring love and joyfulness into your aura!

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Garnet var. Pyrandine – Rhodolite
Carat Weight: 2.87 Carats
Dimensions: 8.76mm x 6.92mm x 5.58mm
Colour: Light Purple
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Rectangle Cushion, Modified Flower Cut
Origin: Mozambique
Treatment: None

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Identity: Natural Garnet var. Pyrandine – Rhodolite
Origin: Sri Lanka(Ceylon)


Carat Weight: 2.87 Carats
Colour: This Ceylon Rhodolite Garnet is light purple in colour in all forms of light.
Clarity: This Purple Ceylon Rhodolite Garnet is Loupe Clean
Cut: This Light Purple Ceylon Rhodolite Garnet has a cushion shape with modified flower cut pavilion facets.

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Garnets in the gem-world are the most underrated gemstone. The general population’s perception is skewed due to the use of garnets to imitate other gemstones. In addition, these imitations are not as valuable. However, Garnets also have a certain to the beauty to them, allowing them to inhabit famous pieces of jewellery. An example is The Winter Egg.

The Garnet is among the list of the world’s hardest stones, with a hardness ranging between 7 to 7.5 on the Mohs’ scale of hardness. Thus making it most suitable for use in jewellery. To ensure it’s durability, people in the gem world, whether it may be merchants, lapidarists and jewellers, take special care to see that its original quality is maintained for a long time.

There are a variety of famous Garnet deposits around the world and Mozambique is a major producer. Mozambique Garnet primarily originate from the mines of Cuamba in Mozambique’s Niassa Province and displays an incomparable and timeless beauty, and is also yet so affordable. In addition, excellently cut Mozambique garnets reflect their inner beauty, with an eye-clean finish. In addition, they are also of the highest quality and clarity grade for coloured gemstones, varying from a wonderfully transparent to a clear appearance, as determined by the world’s leading gemological laboratories. Despite its high quality it is challenging to obtain consistently, due to its rarity as the country’s only mined semi-precious gemstone.

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Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm

Garnet, Rhodolite


8.76 x 6.92 x 5.58

Carat Weight



Light Purple


Cushion, Modified Flower


Loupe Clean




Sri Lanka