Gemstone: Pyrope - Spessartine Garnet - 4.96 Cts.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGemstone: Pyrope - Spessartine Garnet - 4.96 Cts.
This Spessartine Garnet has a lovely color change habit. When viewed under different light sources the stone will appear as a purple-magenta color then will change to a gray-greenish-blue and under candlelight it shifts to an intense red. This nearly 5 carat color change Garnet has been cut into a classic oval shape with a brilliant cut crown and a step cut pavilion. There are a few visible natural inclusions as well as feathers in the crown and one breaking on the crown. The stone is in overall excellent condition. This one should really be viewed in person to grasp the unique color changes.
Measurements: 10.04 x 8.14 x 6.74 mm, 4.96 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000.
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