Natural Red Garnet
COLOR: Natural Red Garnet 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 is formed in regional metamorphic environments in mica schist, and in contact metamorphic hornfels. Also in igneous rocks in diorite and granite pegmatite, and as a sedimentary mineral in alluvial deposits.
BIRTHSTONE: Garnet is the traditional birthstone for January, the zodiacal stone for Aquarius and the second anniversary stone.
UNUSUAL PROPERTIES: Garnet has long been thought of as a travellers’ stone. Garnet is 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. It is particularly useful for increasing devotion and seeing the seriousness of life.
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