13.11ct Nigerian Mandarin Garnet
With its bright and fiery color, hot lava is the best way to describe this amazing 13.11ct. Mandarin Garnet. Hailing from Nigeria, this beauty was exceptionally well cut to create a cushion-cut gemstone that showcases an intense orange hue. The gemstone measures 13.20 x 11.62 x 8.97mm, and these precise proportions help create its vivid orange color. Without a doubt, this Mandarin Garnet is the standard for what other Mandarin gemstones should be compared against.
Gemstone Facts Details
This gem is available in a rainbow of colors, from the deep red Bohemian Garnet to the vibrant greens of the Russian Demantoid and African Tsavorite. We also see it appearing in the oranges and browns of Spessartite and Hessonite from Namibia and Sri Lanka and the subtle pinks and purples of Rhododendron. Legend says Garnets light up the night and protect their owners from nightmares. Garnets have long been carried by travelers to protect against accidents far from home. Garnet is the birthstone for January but with its stunning variety of colors and its mystical powers it has been given as a gift for all occasions for centuries.