Gemstone: Rhodolite Garnet - 6.97 Cts. Tanza...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGemstone: Rhodolite Garnet - 6.97 Cts.
This classic Rhodolite Garnet weighs in at nearly 7 carats and showcases a skilled modern cushion cut with brilliant facets. The stone was cut with great care to maximize a deep red color easily visible in this impressive example. Due to the chemical structure, this stone has a unique display habit. The main body is a deep raspberry purple-red, but, when the stone is rotated, flashes of an orangey-red become visible. The Garnet is simply stunning for its superb color and cut not to mention eye-clean and in pristine condition. When viewed under a microscope the stone displays beautiful needles.
Measurements: 13.73 x 9.46 x 6.51 mm, 6.97 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
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