Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet – Purple – Round – 3.42 Carats

$ 1,150.00

People who wear purple are intelligent and smart. They have an eye for detail and notice even those things that are mostly overlooked by others. Purple lovers are very creative and have refined taste. Appearing purple in all forms of light, and weighing 3.42 carats this Natural Untreated Rhodolite Garnet is for those with a passion for purple. With the dimensions of 8.98mm by 8.98mm and a pavilion depth of 6.22mm, this stone could be used in a wide range of jewellery settings with optimum beauty and results. With a round shape and originating from Mozambique, this stone has exceptional fire due to the step cut on the pavilion facets, fashioned by our expert lapidarists. Be eccentric and unique… you don’t have to wait to be the stereotypical old and wise to wear purple. You can do it immediately… Don’t have a problem with purple….Have a passion.

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Garnet var. Pyrandine – Rhodolite
Carat Weight: 3.42 Carats
Dimensions: 8.98mm x 6.22mm
Colour: Purple
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Round, Step Cut
Origin: Mozambique
Treatment: None

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Identity: Natural Garnet var. Pyrandine – Rhodolite
Origin: Mozambique


Carat Weight: 3.42 Carats
Colour: This Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet is purple in colour in all forms of light.
Clarity: This Purple Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet is Loupe Clean.
Cut: This Purple Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet has around cut with step cut pavilion.

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Garnets in the gem-world are the most under rated 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


8.98 x 8.98 x 6.22

Carat Weight





Round, Step


Loupe Clean