Lot: Garnet-34




COLOR: Rose Red, Ruby Red, Crimson Red, Orangey Red & Reddish Orange
CLARITY: Will cut eye-clean to flawless stones (90%+ Top Facet Grade)
ORIGIN: Nigeria
SIZE: Stones range in size from Approximately 5.5 to 35+ Carats (8.79+ Carat Average)
WEIGHT: 430.90 Carats (49 Pieces) 86.18 Grams
PRICE: $215.45 ($2.50 Per Gram)

Awesome Lot of Top Nigerian Malaya Garnet Facet Rough running from an Orangey Red to a Crimson Reddish Orange. This is 90%+ Top quality material with almost every stone capable of producing eye-clean or better; however, there are a few stones that may produce very slightly to slightly included finished gems. This material is not small with the average stone being almost 9 carats! The material overall is a little dark; however, most stones should cut lovely finished gems. This lot was sent to us as a sample for reviewing and we are just moving it out the door to the lucky one who picks it up. The lot is priced to sell so don't miss out.

  1. Nigerian and Namibian Mandarin Garnet deposits are fast being depleted with most of the earlier larger material gone already. Initial finds were alluvial in nature and as those sources are depleted more work will be required to unearth these treasures at the primary deposits. This in the end will boil down to higher prices and sporadic production.