Pyralspite Color Change Garnet, 5.23 ct. Purplish Pink, Octagon Master-Cut In United States
Pyralspite Garnet, 5.23 ct. Triple Color Change Magenta to Purplish-Pink to pinkish orange, Octagon Master-Cut In U.S., East Africa,
GEM TYPE - Rare Pyralspite Garnet
COLOR - Magenta, Purplish Pink to reddish-orange to pinkish-orange tones, depending on light (see photos) One photo shows pinkish-orange color under incandescent indoor lighting.
SHAPE - Octagon
Clarity - Flawless
CUT - Master cut by award winning gem cutter in United States. Cut to competition standards, precision hand faceted.
WEIGHT - 5.23 carats (benchmark size)
SIZE - 10.5 x 10.5 x 6.6 mm
ORIGIN - East Africa (Rough is no longer exported and rough must legally be cut with inferior cutters in Africa. We are almost out of our vaulted rough (obtained before the ban on export.)
LUSTER - exceptional producing colors never before seen in garnet. Rare over 2 carats. Pyralspite is seldom even seen on the market but is highly desirable for high end jewelry. Most is sold to the trade before the public ever sees it.This color change material (pink to red) was located when the riverbanks shifted in a rare flood in Africa
NOTES - Pyralspite is a super-rare garnet rarely seen on the market. Some poor quality rough remains for sale. This garnet is sometimes referred to as a Malaya or Malaia Garnet but in truth it is it’s another form of rare garnet. This gem does exhibit color change red to pink and all of the color shifts are very attractive. It is now illegal to import this gem as rough material out of Africa. This is your chance to own a gem of extreme rarity, no brown tones, cut to competition standards in the United States. This is an artisan jeweler or collector’s dream gem.