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
|Gemstone||Garnet, Andradite, Demantoid Garnet|
|Natural or man made||Natural|