Various varieties of Garnet are extracted in different countries including: India, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Tanzania. East African (Malaya and Mehenge) garnet and Russian Demantoid Garnet are some of the rarest and most expensive on the planet with tsavorite garnet also getting very pricey. Pyralspite, Umbalite and spessartite are gaining in price rapidly as well. Color change is desirable in garnet and raises the price if all colors under different lighting are attractive. Russian Demantoid with great color and high clarity and dispersion is the most expensive garnet.