Garnet gems are widely found in varied colors, but the most popular is the smoky red colored gemstones in Dubai. This is a semi-precious gemstone type, which is not a single mineral species but gems found in varied species with similar properties and crystal structure. There are few major garnet gemstone species that can be distinguished due to their unique features and similarity. Almandine, Andradite (popular variety – Demantoid), Grossular, Hydrogrossular, Pyrope, and Spessartite are a few renowned garnet species in the UAE.
The name ‘garnet’ has been derived from the Latin term ‘Garanatus,’ meaning seed-like, which defines this gemstone’s common small shape. Garnet gemstones are also found in colorless form and varied colors such as purple, pink, yellow, green, orange, violet, among others. The diverse color variety makes it a popular choice among jewelers in Dubai to make charming gemstone jewelry collections such as garnet ring, earrings, necklaces, and more. Premium quality garnet gemstones are mainly mined from Africa.
Properties of Garnet Stones
- Color – Mainly red and in varied colors
- Refractive-index range – Between 1.72-1.95 (Differs depending upon the specie)
- Hardness – 6.5-7.5 Mohs
- Heat sensitivity – Less
- Luster – Vitreous, Sometimes resinous
- Transparency – Opaque, Transparent
- Luminescence – Inert mostly, Grossular may be fluorescent
Benefits of Garnet
Garnet gemstones are highly popular due to their effects on a person’s mental and physical health. These semi precious stones can help in attaining emotional stability and internal harmony. It has proven to be influential in curing sleep disorders and nightmares by properly relaxing your mind. A harmonious mental state will also help in improving your decision-making skills and enhancing the overall life pattern. In terms of physical ailment, garnet gemstones can help in solving bone-related disorders.
- Healing blood deficiency diseases
- Overcome depression and negative thinking
- Promote physical wellness
- Improves sexual health
- Increases self-awareness and focus
What is the Price of Garnet Gemstones in Dubai?
The garnet stone price mainly depends on the carat weight, quality, and treatment methods. Garnet gemstones in radiant color variety like the dark-red garnets are expensive due to their higher quality and increased demand in the jewelry industry. The prices of other garnet colored stones will depend on their clarity and cut variety, such as round-cut, diamond-cut, among others. Using high-end polishing technology to give exquisite finishing, we offer premium quality garnet stones at competitive prices in the UAE.
Who Should Wear Garnet Stones?
Apart from being used to make dazzling gemstone jewelry, Garnet is a January birthstone. It can help you attain a positive mentality and enthusiasm to live a better life. Its mystic power to protect from dangers makes garnet gemstones highly suitable for individuals in the travel and tourism industry. Garnet gems can also prove to be nurturing for people dealing with industry-based businesses. If you are suffering from any bone or heart-related ailments, buy a garnet gemstone in the UAE to improve your health.