These natural Orange Carnelians originate from Madagascar and their total weight is about 4 carats. The measurements are 8.02mm x 4.1mm (diameter x depth).These gemstones are calibrated to fit 8 mm jewelry settings. The shape/cut-style of these Carnelians is Round Rose-Cut. These 3.6ctw Carnelian gems are available to order and can be shipped anywhere in the world. Gemstone Certification can also be provided as an optional service.
Carnelian is a brownish red to orange variety of chalcedony quartz, colored by trace amounts of iron. Darker colors (red-brown to brown) are often referred to by the name Sard. Carnelian is one of the oldest gemstones, being widely used in ancient Rome to make signet or seal rings.
I have always been skeptical of ordering fine items online for fear of disappointment. Today, Thursday April 26, I received the blue sapphire which I ordered on Monday, April 23. Not only was I impressed with the rapid delivery of my sapphire, but I was very pleased with the way the stone was packaged and protected. The sapphire itself was far better quality than I had anticipated and it will make a beautiful centerpiece for the ring I'm having made. Thanks so much for the great experience...
I enjoy this newsletter for the information and descriptions of the gems as well as all the history and myths surrounding the various gems. This newsletter makes me wish I was young so I could study to be a gemologist!