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Almandine Garnet

For you a garnet is naturally red and you can not imagine a garnet of another color. You like this red / orange / brick color so characteristic. The jewel in Garnet is a best seller, it is the jewel surmounted by a red stone most accessible and most widespread. Whether you are a jeweler, collector, or an individual who wants to realize the jewel of his dreams, the garnet Almandin you are looking for we have it ! 

Almandine garnet is the most common variety for garnets. Nicknamed sometimes wrongly Bohemian Garnet or Catalan Garnet, referring to the regions of the world from which it was extracted and / where it generated a jewelery industry. The Bohemian Garnet or Prague Garnet (Pyrope) is a precious stone found naturally in the territory of the Czech Republic, with the Bohemian crystal is one of the souvenirs that tourists bring back from the country. The majority of the Pyrope Garnets extracted from the Turnov mines in the Český ráj region are found between 2 to 8 m deep and have a size between 1.8 to 8 mm. The yield is 12 to 20 grams of garnet per ton of excavated material. The etymology "Almandin" comes from an old garlic cutting center in Turkey "Alabanda". It is a garnet of red color to purplish red, dark red. The larger the pieces, the darker they look. As such, there is a tendency to reduce the thickness of the cylinder head in large parts, to ensure that the light can penetrate more and they appear brighter. Available in opaque, translucent and transparent quality, the finest quality jewels for jewelery are found in: Namibia, Mozambique, Madagascar, Tanzania, Sri Lanka and the United States. The Almandine Garnet will always be in its best color under incandescent light.

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