Tanzanian Color Shift Garnet 9.98ct 12.39x10.15x8.73mm Oval. The Stone Is Purplish Brown In Daylight And Pinkish 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 $16,500.00
Yes, large color shift garnets are extremely rare. But large usually means 2, 3 or 4 carat sizes. This beauty is virtually 10 carats, weighing in at 9.98 carats. That immediately registers as important. This gem is clean and has a very distinct color shift. An excellent collector gemstone!
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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