This AA-grade round machine-cut red garnet features a wine-red color and facets that catch and reflect the light. Use it by itself for simple earring designs or highlight the vibrant color by pairing it with contrasting-color stones in a pendant or brooch for a multicolor look. 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.
Rio Grande offers an array of colorful machine-cut gemstones at great prices! These top-quality, eye-clean stones feature exact cuts and sizes. Round-cut gemstones are highly popular and the most commonly available. Rio round gemstones are calibrated for size and hand inspected to ensure maximum attractiveness.