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    Demantoid Garnet – Natural, Faceted, Green, 1.1 ct

    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