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Introduction to Gemology with Jeffery Bergman — spessartite

Introduction to Spessartite "Mandarin" Garnet

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Introduction to Spessartite "Mandarin" Garnet

Dark reds, tangerine orange, vivid lime green, soft pink, garnet is all these colors and more. There are garnets that change color in different light, translucent green garnets that look like jade, garnets with stars, garnets that have been mined for thousands of years and garnets that were just discovered in the last decade. Garnets are fairly hard and durable gemstones that are ideal for jewelry use.   Here is an example of one of the nicest "Mandarin" garnets we have seen - Asia Lounges Collection - Video by Arjuna Irsutti Photography   One garnet growing in popularity is a...

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