The rough from this garnet came from a friend who owns a mine in Malawi, Africa. Artisanal miners extract the material with hand tools. These garnets contain spessartite, which makes them similar to Malaya garnets. This one is in an original design meant to create a pixelated effect.
- Weight: 5.84 carats
- Dimensions (mm): 12.6 x 7.0 x 6.6
- Origin: Malawi
- Color: 2.5R 5/16 (vivid pink, with deep red highlights)
- Clarity: VS
- Cut: "Pixelated" by Loren Brown
- Treatments: None
- Overall Quality Grade: 10 (upper extra fine)
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Grading is done per Gemworld International's grading system. The overall quality grade determines the wholesale value of the stone.