National Gemstone

7.76 Oval "Color Shift" Madagascar Garnet

PHOTOS
INFORMATION
7.77 Oval Color Shift Madagascar Garnet
7.77 Oval Color Shift Madagascar Garnet
Note: We have not submitted this stone for grading. All information is NGC's opinion only.

CARAT WEIGHT:7.76
TYPE & ORIGIN:Natural "Color Shift" Garnet
CERTIFICATION:None
SHAPE & CUT:Oval
MEASUREMENTS:12.4mm x 10.9mm X 7.2mm (approximate)
CLARITY:Lightly Included One (LI1)
CUTTING:Very Good
FINISH:Very Good
DEPTH:66% (estimated)
AVERAGE BRILLIANCY:80-90% (estimated)
COLOR CHANGE:Moderate (estimated)
ENHANCEMENT:None
PRICE:US $7600 total, including USPS shipping and handling in the United States.
NGC COMMENTS
A rare red to purple "color shift" Madagascar garnet. The red is similar to a light red spinel and the purple is similar to a Rhodolite Garnet. Some dealers may call this stone a "color change" garnet, but we believe "color shift" is more accurate. Whatever the name, this stone is ultra-rare. The gemstone is extremely clean at LI clarity. The stone has the high brilliancy and very good cutting and finish. Of course, these garnets are unenhanced. An interesting gemstone to collect or a different stone to mount in jewelry since the production of this material has practically ceased.
For more information on this gem, call Robert Genis of National Gemstone at 1-800-458-6453 or email rgenis@preciousgemstones.com. Feel free to call or e-mail for specific quotes.
IMAGE DISCLOSURE
The 7.76 Oval "Color Shift" Madagascar Garnet was shot in natural daylight with a Sony Digital Cyber-Shot.

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