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ID: 46780810 pcs
thumb image of 1.8ct Round Cabochon Red Almandine Garnet (ID: 467808)
1.82 ct Almandine Garnet
3.1 mm
$ 9.10
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ID: 46780410 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Round Cabochon Red Almandine Garnet (ID: 467804)
1.87 ct Almandine Garnet
3.1 mm
$ 9.35
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ID: 46789210 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Round Cabochon Red Almandine Garnet (ID: 467892)
1.88 ct Almandine Garnet
3 mm
$ 9.40
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ID: 46788510 pcs
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1.92 ct Almandine Garnet
3.1 mm
$ 9.60
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ID: 4686111 pcs
thumb image of 4.6ct Round Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468611)
4.61 ct Star Ruby
8.7 mm
$ 50.71
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ID: 4686061 pcs
thumb image of 7.6ct Oval Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468606)
7.64 ct Star Ruby
11.7 x 9.9 mm
$ 53.48
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ID: 4685511 pcs
thumb image of 4.4ct Oval Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468551)
4.38 ct Star Ruby
9 x 7.9 mm
$ 48.18
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ID: 4686041 pcs
thumb image of 6.2ct Oval Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468604)
6.15 ct Star Ruby
10 x 8.6 mm
$ 67.65
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ID: 4674625 pcs
thumb image of 1.8ct Round Cabochon Red Pyrope Garnet (ID: 467462)
1.84 ct Pyrope Garnet
4.1 mm
$ 12.88
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ID: 4685471 pcs
thumb image of 4.2ct Round Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468547)
4.21 ct Star Ruby
8.8 mm
$ 46.31
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ID: 4686101 pcs
thumb image of 5.6ct Round Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468610)
5.61 ct Star Ruby
9.1 mm
$ 61.71
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ID: 4686131 pcs
thumb image of 4.2ct Oval Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468613)
4.15 ct Star Ruby
9.6 x 7.6 mm
$ 45.65
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ID: 4686071 pcs
thumb image of 7.1ct Oval Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468607)
7.13 ct Star Ruby
10.1 x 9 mm
$ 78.43
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ID: 4672906 pcs
thumb image of 2.8ct Round Cabochon Red Pyrope Garnet (ID: 467290)
2.78 ct Pyrope Garnet
4.1 mm
$ 19.46
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ID: 4686141 pcs
thumb image of 4.7ct Oval Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468614)
4.74 ct Star Ruby
9.6 x 8.3 mm
$ 52.14
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ID: 4686661 pcs
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4.06 ct Star Ruby
9.4 x 8.2 mm
$ 44.66
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ID: 4686671 pcs
thumb image of 8.5ct Oval Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468667)
8.51 ct Star Ruby
11.8 x 9.9 mm
$ 85.10
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ID: 4686121 pcs
thumb image of 6.9ct Round Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468612)
6.93 ct Star Ruby
10 mm
$ 76.23
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ID: 4672975 pcs
thumb image of 2.4ct Round Cabochon Red Pyrope Garnet (ID: 467297)
2.36 ct Pyrope Garnet
4.2 mm
$ 16.52
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ID: 46789410 pcs
thumb image of 2ct Round Cabochon Red Almandine Garnet (ID: 467894)
2.01 ct Almandine Garnet
3 mm
$ 10.05
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ID: 4685521 pcs
thumb image of 4ct Oval Cabochon Purplish Red Star Ruby (ID: 468552)
4.00 ct Star Ruby
8.9 x 7.7 mm
$ 44.00
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Carbuncle Friendship 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 time, any and all red gemstones cut en cabochon can be bought and sold under the trade name of carbuncle, as long the gems are natural stones.

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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