Spessartine garnets have fiery colors, from yellow orange to bright orange to dark brownish red, like the wings of a monarch butterfly. Spessartines with "aurora red" color, a highly saturated reddish orange with medium to medium-dark tone, can sell for $200 to $1,200 per carat. Large reddish orange oval-cut spessartine garnet, 6.60 cts. © All That Glitters. Used with permission.
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|Gemstone||Garnet, Spessartite Garnet|
|Natural or man made||Natural|