Demantoid Garnet

Demantoid Garnet

SKU: 160504-L-GG-001
$717.32Price
Demantoid Garnet, is becoming harder to find and its beauty really shines when light hits the stone.  Demantoid  has a high dispersion (higher than that of Diamond), making it come alive in the light.  This piece It has an excellent color, is Eye-Clean and weights 1.04 cts.  Its proportions are excellent, as is the cut, and it measures 6 mm x 6 mm x 4mm.   Purchase the stone on its own or contact us about turning this into a jewelry piece that you will treasure forever.
  • About Garnets

    Hardness and toughness
    Depending on type, garnet hardness ranges from 6.5 to 7.5 on the Mohs scale. For example, almandine, pyrope, spessartine, and tsavorite are on the harder side while demantoid is a bit softer.

    Garnets have fair to good toughness, making them durable enough for all jewelry styles as long as they are treated with the proper care. Garnets should not be subjected to any hard blows or rough wear.

    Stability
    Garnets are stable to light and chemicals. They can be attacked by hydrofluoric acid.

    Cleaning
    Warm soapy water is always safe for cleaning garnets. The ultrasonic cleaner is usually safe except for stones that have fractures. Steam cleaning is not recommended.