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Hessonite Garnet

about Hessonite Garnet

Hessonite is a member of the grossularite family of garnets. Hessonite comes in colors of orange, yellow orange, brownish orange, reddish orange, and yellow. Unique to hessonite is its optical properties which give the gem a shimmering mirage effect this phnomenon only occures in hessonite. Hessonite is believed by many cultures in Africa and other locations around the world to have the power to protect pregnant women and their unborn child through child birth and is sometimes called the birthing stone. Garnet is the designated birthstone for January.

Red Orange Hessonite Garnet

Treatment: None
Origin: Sri Lanka
Hardness: 7-7.5
Shape: Oval
Clarity: VVS, almost loupe clean
Material: Garnet
Width: 4mm
Length: 6mm
Weight: .64 carat average
Color: medium tone red orange color.

Beautiful medium tone red orange color. Excellent cut and polish. VVS, almost loupe clean. There are 13 of these fine gems available. Price listed is per gemstone. 20% discount on the purchase of 2 or more.

Price: On Sale. Was $77.91
Now $35.20