7.76 Oval "Color Change" Madagascar Garnet

A rare red to purple "color change or color shift" Madagascar garnet. Some dealers may call this stone a "color change" garnet, but "color shift" may be more accurate. Whatever the name, this stone is ultra-rare. This stone is very large for a color change garnet. Due to their rarity, GemGuide has no wholesale prices for these stones over 4 carats. The red is similar to a light red spinel or ruby and the purple is similar to a Rhodolite Garnet. These are two desirable colors in one gemstone. The gemstone is extremely clean at LI clarity. The stone has the high brilliancy and very good cutting and finish. Of course, these garnets are not enhanced. An interesting gemstone to collect or a different stone to mount in jewelry since the production of this material has practically ceased.

Note: We have not submitted this stone for grading. All information is NGC's opinion only.

For more information on this gem, call Robert Genis of National Gemstone at 1-800-458-6453 or email rgenis@preciousgemstones.com. Feel free to call or e-mail for specific quotes.


Carat Weight:


Type & Origin:

Natural "Color Change or Shift" Garnet



Shape & Cut:



2.4mm x 10.9mm X 7.2mm (approximate)


Red to Purple


Lightly Included


Very Good


66% (estimated)

Average Brilliancy:

70-80% (estimated)


Very Good

Clarity Enhancement/Treatment:


Est. Color Change:



US$1500 per carat or US$11,640 total, including UPS shipping and handling in the United States.
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