Star Garnet

Gems, 3.51 ct, 9.56 mm x 7.62 mm
Start Time: 05/07/2009 8:20:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/14/2009 8:20:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Garnets are often seen in cut stones and sometimes in cabochons, but the "4-rayed Star" effect that is seen in this material is not very common. The "Oval Cabochon" cut stone has a very deep reddish-purple color and is somewhat translucent, and honestly, you need to put in under a strong light for the "star" to show up, but it is a unique gem, and you don't see these very often on the market.

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