This is a beautiful Mandarin spessartite garnet, also known as "Fanta" after the color of the orange soda. It's a larger trillion shape and is the perfect size for an eye-catching pendant. We paired it with a large, bright diamond in 14K yellow gold.
Metal: 14K Solid Yellow Gold
Natural Fanta Mandarin Spessartite Garnet
Shape/Cut: Trillion, Brilliant Cut
Weight: 3.66 carats
Size: (LxWxD) 9.00 x 9.00 x 6.50 mm
Weight: .33 ct
14K yellow gold
Mandarin Spessartite Garnet is one of the most prized (and gorgeous) garnets with gem collectors. It's spectacular orange color is extraordinary. Unfortunately, the mines for the best Mandarin Garnet (Namibia) are almost depleted, and material coming from there is getting harder to find. This garnet is from Namibia.