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Mahogany Red Star Garnet Gem - 91.1ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 404006)

Oval Red Star Garnet

91.1ct
28.4 x 24.1 mm
$ 273.15
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Dark Red Star Ruby Gem - 13.2ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 520867)

Oval Red Star Ruby

13.2ct
14.4 x 12.4 mm
$ 158.88
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Dark Red Star Garnet Gem - 102.6ct Round Cabochon (ID: 404010)

Round Red Star Garnet

102.6ct
26.5 mm
$ 307.71
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Mahogany Red Star Garnet Gem - 93.5ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 404009)

Oval Red Star Garnet

93.5ct
29.4 x 24.3 mm
$ 280.59
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Dark Red Star Garnet Gem - 92.7ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 404007)

Oval Red Star Garnet

92.7ct
29.1 x 24 mm
$ 278.04
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Purple Red Star Ruby Gem - 4.7ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 527194)

Oval Red Star Ruby

4.7ct
10.6 x 9.9 mm
$ 47.30
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Deep Red Almandine Garnet Gem - 0.2ct Round Cabochon (ID: 467855)

Round Red Almandine Garnet

0.21 ct (total 4.17ctw)
3.1 mm
$ 20.85
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Dark Red Black Opal Gem - 1.5ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 473260)

Oval Red Black Opal

1.45 ct (total 5.81ctw)
9.1 x 7.1 mm
$ 121.60
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Merlot Red Pyrope Garnet Gem - 0.1ct Round Cabochon (ID: 494783)

Round Red Pyrope Garnet

0.07 ct (total 2.17ctw)
2.1 mm
$ 10.85
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Fire Red Agate Gem - 0.6ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 459494)

Oval Red Agate

0.58 ct (total 2.30ctw)
6.1 x 4 mm
$ 6.90
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Orange Red Coral Gem - 2ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 499186)

Oval Red Coral

2ct
11.3 x 5.6 mm
$ 301.50
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Deep Red Star Ruby Gem - 4.9ct Pear Cabochon (ID: 527190)

Pear Red Star Ruby

4.9ct
10.7 x 7.8 mm
$ 49.20
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Dark Red Hessonite Garnet Gem - 3.7ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 536558)

Oval Red Hessonite Garnet

3.67 ct (total 7.33ctw)
10.2 x 8.1 mm
$ 36.65
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Deep Wine Red Pyrope Garnet Gem - 0.1ct Round Cabochon (ID: 494750)

Round Red Pyrope Garnet

0.07 ct (total 2.11ctw)
2.2 mm
$ 10.55
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Dark Red Almandine Garnet Gem - 0.2ct Round Cabochon (ID: 467875)

Round Red Almandine Garnet

0.20 ct (total 5.89ctw)
3.1 mm
$ 29.45
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Medium Red Coral Gem - 2ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 499207)

Oval Red Coral

2ct
11.9 x 5.4 mm
$ 306.00
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Dark Red Pyrope Garnet Gem - 0.1ct Round Cabochon (ID: 494770)

Round Red Pyrope Garnet

0.07 ct (total 2.02ctw)
2.1 mm
$ 10.10
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Medium Red Agate Gem - 0.6ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 459776)

Oval Red Agate

0.58 ct (total 2.32ctw)
6.3 x 4.2 mm
$ 4.65
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Purple Red Star Ruby Gem - 4.3ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 527876)

Oval Red Star Ruby

4.3ct
10.3 x 8 mm
$ 51.84
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Orange Red Agate Gem - 0.6ct Oval Cabochon (ID: 459498)

Oval Red Agate

0.60 ct (total 2.38ctw)
6.2 x 4.2 mm
$ 7.14
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Purple Red Star Ruby Gem - 6ct Round Cabochon (ID: 527871)

Round Red Star Ruby

6ct
9.6 mm
$ 72.24
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Red Carbuncle Gems
Since times of antiquity, all garnet gemstones and many other red gem varieties that were cut and polished en cabochon, were classified and traded as 'carbuncle'. Carbuncle is not the most glamorous name of all names, especially considering the fact that carbuncle was also used to refer to pus-filled boils. Although carbuncle originally referred only to garnet, as of recent times, any and all red gemstones cut en cabochon can be traded as carbuncle, as long they are natural gems.

Carbuncle originates from the Latin word, 'carbunculus', which alludes to a piece of burning ember or coal. The term may have come around the 16th century, after the discovery of large bright red pyrope garnet deposits were discovered in Bohemia (Central Europe). Red cabochons have historically been used as friendship gems and include pyrope garnet, almandine garnet, carnelian, tourmaline, ruby and spinel. When carbuncle is worn in gemstone jewelry, they are believed to be able to help strengthen and reconcile long lost friendships and or relationships. Cabochon gemstones are very popular jewelry stones, and are favorite amongst jewelers and jewelry designers because they are often much more affordable than their faceted counterparts, and they are very easy to work with. Examples of cabochon jewelry, include gemstone class rings, men's rings, flat-back earrings, pendants, body jewelry (studs and piercings), as well as pins and brooches.

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