Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet – Purple – Smith Bar – 1.91 Carats

$ 590.00

A Rhodolite garnet is a mixture between a Pyrope garnet and Almandine garnet and is of the aluminium oxide family of garnets. They are popular amongst gemstone lovers due to their strong vitreous lustre and are mined from metamorphic and alluvial deposits, and if you thought this gemstone is an exception, you’re wrong. With dimensions of 9.91mm by 5.02mm and a pavilion depth of 3.31mm it’s a pleasure to offer this little diamond to you! Weighing 1.91 carats free from any treatments, completely natural, this semi-precious gemstone with origins from Mozambique is certainly worthy of consideration. With a step-cut pavilion and a Smith Bar cut this purple coloured stone is unique from your standard shapes and would compliment a wide range of jewellery settings for all occasions. Work hard, play hard and wear purple!

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Garnet var. Pyrandine – Rhodolite
Carat Weight: 1.91 Carats
Dimensions: 9.91mm x 5.02mm x 3.31mm
Colour: Purple
Clarity: Eye Clean
Cut: Rectangle, Smith-Bar Cut
Origin: Mozambique
Treatment: None

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Description

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

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Carat Weight: 1.91 Carats
Colour: This Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet is purple in colour in all forms of light.
Clarity: This Purple Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet is Eye Clean.
Cut: This Purple Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet has a smith bar cut with step cut pavilion.

What are the 4Cs: Gemological Institute of America – The 4Cs

VIDEO:

MOZAMBIQUE GARNETS

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
Gemstone

Garnet, Rhodolite

Dimensions(mm)

9.91 x 5.02 x 3.31

Carat Weight

1.91

Colour

Purple

Cut

Smith Bar, Step

Clarity

Eye Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Sri Lanka