Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet – Purplish Red – Trillion – 1.86 Carats

$ 575.00

The garnet is the birthstone for January and was worn by the Ancient Egyptians and the Pharaohs of Great to ward off evil eyes and negative spirits. Additionally, it’s believed to assist the wearer to achieve and succeed in goals and targets which they have set in their lives. This Granatus (garnet in Latin) means seed or grain due to its striking resemblance to the seed of the pomegranate. Purplish red in all forms of light and containing dimensions of 7.32mm by 7.46mm with a pavilion depth of 4.58mm this stone is an absolute stunner in our Garnet collection. This stone is from Mozambique and has been crafted by our master lapidarists in Sri Lanka into a Trillion shape with modified flower cut facets. Weighing 1.86 carats this loupe clean Garnet variety Rhodolite is totally natural and free of any treatments. The good news is you neither have to be born in January nor be a Great Egyptian Pharaoh to wear this beautiful gemstone.

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Garnet var. Pyrandine – Rhodolite
Carat Weight: 1.86 Carats
Dimensions: 7.32mm x 7.46mm x 4.58mm
Colour: Purplish Red
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Trilliant, Modified Flower Cut
Origin: Mozambique
Treatment: None

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Description

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

THE 4CS

Carat Weight: 1.86 Carats
Colour: This Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet is purplish-red in all forms of light.
Clarity: This Purplish-Red Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet is Loupe Clean.
Cut: This Purplish-Red Mozambique Rhodolite Garnet dons a trillion shape with a modified flower 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)

7.32 x 7.46 x 4.58

Carat Weight

1.86

Colour

Purple, Purplish Red, Red

Cut

Trillion

Clarity

Loupe Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Mozambique