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Tanzanian Color Shift Garnet 7.05ct 12.48x9.76x6.68mm Oval. The Stone Is Red Brown In Daylight And Orangy Pink Red In Incandescent Light. This Stone Also Displays Dichromatism. The Gemstone Was Mined In Tanzania And Cut In India. The Gemstone Comes With A Stone Group Labs Gemstone Identification Report. The Stone Has Been Appraised By Craig Lynch G.G. For $7,500.00
As we first learned of a new alluvial find of color change garnets in Tanzania in 2011, we decided to buy as many as possible. We then partnered with a trusted supplier to buy as much available rough as possible as it was found on a daily basis. We advised our supplier to facet these rare gemstones cleanly and with very good proportions. It was one of JTV's homeruns of recent years. We knew the historical rarity of these exotic garnets but even we were surprised to learn this exciting new supply was virtually mined out in less than a year. Today, these color change garnets remain in high demand. Any gem over 1 carat is rare and more than 5 carats is super rare. This lovely weighs in at an impressive 7.05 carats, making it so very collectible for all the reasons listed above!
JTV's President's Collection offers prestigious Gemstones hand-selected by our very own President and Chief Executive Officer of Jewelry Television, Tim Matthews.
Tim is an accomplished scholar and life member of the Gemological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A). His academic credentials include a Juris Doctor (JD) from Harvard Law School, Gemology (FGA) and Diamond (DGA) diplomas from the Gemological Association of Great Britain, and a Graduate Gemologist (GG) diploma from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).
With a deep passion for gemstones and jewelry, he has personally curated each item in this exquisite collection. When you acquire an item from JTV's President's Collection, you can be assured that you have a special gem from our most exclusive collection.
Craig A. Lynch, G.G., is an Accredited Senior Gemologist and Certified Insurance Appraiser. Mr. Lynch has more than 35 years experience in the jewelry and gemstone industries and is the owner of Ouellet and Lynch, an independent appraisal firm in Phoenix, AZ. His company appraises fine jewelry for retail stores in the western U.S. and regularly appraises and consults for law firms, banks and private individuals. Mr. Lynch has served for more than 10 years on the Board of Directors of the International Accredited Gemologists Association. He is a past president of the Arizona Jewelers Association as well as a member of the Jewelers of America and the Jewelers Security Alliance. A published author, Mr. Lynch has appeared on numerous television shows as a jewelry expert and prides himself in keeping abreast of the latest developments in the gemological field.
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