100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Rare Collectors Gem !
Suitable for Museums,Institutions and Students of Gemology.
Will make a Gorgeous Ring or Pendent accented with Diamonds.
Beautiful sharp Star effect.
Asterism(or Ray Effect)is best seen in Bright Sunlight or by focussing a Flashlight on the face of the gem.
Refractive Index: 1.75 - 1.77
Chemical Comp: Al2 (SiO4)3
Density: 3.74 - 3.94
Crystal Group: Cubic
Some Garnets display a sharp 4 Rayed Star, which are rare and much sought after by Collectors. Garnet comes in a surprising number of hues of red - the garnet also comes in various shades of green, yellow, orange and also color-change.