Natural Red Garnet
COLOR: Natural Red Garnet Gem is Dark-red. It is a very strong color – the color of fire and blood.
ORIGIN: Brazil, India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and the USA. Smaller deposits exist in Austria and the Czech Republic.
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION: Fe3Al2 (SiO4)3 (Iron aluminium silicate)
CUT: Round, Baguette, Oval, Pear, Square, Emerald, Marquise, Trillion, Heart
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: 3.6-4.3
REFRACTIVE INDEX: 1.714 – 1.888
HARDNESS: 6.5 – 7.5
FORMATION: Red Garnet Gemstone is formed in regional metamorphic environments in mica schist and contact metamorphic hornfels. Also, in igneous rocks in diorite and granite pegmatite, and as a sedimentary mineral in alluvial deposits.
GEOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF GARNET
Garnet red stones relate to a few silicate minerals, including Almandine, pyrope, spessartine, grossular, andradite, Mozambique, and uvarovite. Due to the involvement of iron & chromium, it offers a deep wine-red hue; therefore, it is defined by the term “garnet.” Garnets can also be found in other colors, though. A Garnet Gem can exhibit various colors in various kinds of light. Sporadically, they will display a faint four-rayed asterism. Metamorphic and igneous rocks include garnets.
BIRTHSTONE: Garnet Gem is the traditional birthstone for January, the zodiacal stone for Aquarius, and the second anniversary stone.
UNUSUAL PROPERTIES: Garnet Gemstone has long been considered a travelers’ stone. Garnet red stones are said to have the ability to heal the blood and encourage good circulation. It is a strong regenerative healing crystal bringing strength and stamina. It helps to absorb iron in the intestines, stimulates the eyes, and treats the liver and pancreas. Dark red is a masculine color. Garnet Gem is useful for increasing devotion and seeing the seriousness of life.
MAINTENANCE OF GARNET STONE
Garnet Gemstones should be cleaned in warm, soapy water with a gentle brush. Following a thorough washing, rinse the stone. Most garnets, excluding demantoid varieties, can be treated using ultrasound. The heat from steam cleaning can affect the colour of garnet red stones. Don’t subject garnet to jarring impacts, chilly fluctuations, or strong chemicals.
USAGE: Rings, necklaces, pendants, bracelets, hair pins and other beautiful ornaments.
WHAT WE SUPPLY: Best quality Natural Red Garnet in above mentioned Cut in different sizes.
We offer NATURAL GARNET in two shades
Natural Red Garnet (Darker Red)
Natural Mozambique Garnet
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