This is a 6 piece lot of natural octagon facet Almandine Garnets in the exact size of 9.93 x 4.89 x 3.07mm. These products are from Madagascar and weigh 6.41ct. These Almandine Garnets come in VS clarity. "VS" stands for "Very Slightly Included" and is considered eye-clean. These Almandine Garnets are completely untreated; no treatment at all has been applied. The lot for sale contains 6 pieces Almandine Garnets as pictured, the price listed is for the whole lot in the image.
No treatment has been applied to these gemstones. These are natural untreated gemstones.
In general, garnet gemstones are used to unblock the Root Chakra.
Garnet is the birthstone of people born in January.
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