Garnet 7 x 5mm Pear Cabochon
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The deep red color of this pear-shaped garnet cabochon offers lots of design possibilities—use a single stone as an accent, set a pair as a simple pair of earrings or use multiples in the same or complementary colors for complex designs. Traditional red garnet derives its deep color from iron and magnesium. Garnet exhibits few inclusions, and those that are present tend to be rounded, seedlike crystals with irregular edges. Garnet is the birthstone for January.

Garnets are actually a family of closely related stones. The most common color is red, but garnets are also found in green, orange, pink and blue.

  • Cutting Center : India
  • Stone size : 7 x 5mm
  • Stone(s) shape : Pear
  • Material : Garnet
  • Stone type : Natural
  • Color : Red to brownish plum
  • Mohs hardness : 6.5–7.5
  • Refractive index : 1.74–1.89
  • Enhancement : None (N)
  • Specific gravity (g/cm3) : 3.6–4.2
  • Stone type : Natural

Please Note: • Care: Clean with warm, soapy water; never clean using steam or ultrasonics.
• This stone is suitable for firing in place in silver PMC3 using the schedule with the lowest-temperature settings.
• Red garnets are often almandine garnets but may also be pyrope garnets or a mixture of almandine and pyrope garnets. Both of these varieties of garnet are characterized by a rich red color. They are difficult to distinguish, and we do not attempt to separate them by type.

Catalog page: 2019-2020 Gems and Findings & Display and Packaging Catalog p. 743