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    Demantoid Garnet

    Named after diamonds because of their exceptional brilliance and dispersion, demantoid garnets rank among the rarest gems in the world and can command prices far higher than most diamonds. 1.1-ct demantoid, Russia. Photo © Joel E. Arem, PhD, FGA. Used with permission.

    Article: A Guide to Gem Classification

    Credit: Joel E. Arem, PhD, FGA

    GemstoneGarnet, Andradite, Demantoid Garnet
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Carat Weight1.1
    Gem StateFaceted