This natural Red Orange Carnelian originates from India and its weight is about 4 carats. The measurements are 11.11mm x 9.11mm x 4.77mm (length x width x depth).This gemstone is calibrated to fit 11 X 9 mm jewelry settings. The shape/cut-style of this Carnelian is Oval Cabochon. This 3.67ct Carnelian gem is 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.
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