Bohemian Garnet Earrings.
The Czech Republic; for over 600 years the so-called ‘Bohemian Garnets’ have formed the bulk of pyropes used in jewellery. Especially in Victorian times, these garnets were coveted and often covered entire jewelry items. These stones were typically cut in the so-called rose cut.
Gemological Information for Pyrope
|Color:||Red to Purplish-Red (Allochromatic so in Theory Pyrope is Colorless when Pure. It is Colored by Trace Amounts of Iron and/or Chromium)|
|Treatments:||Usually not Treated|
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|Warm Soapy Water:||Safe|