A deep purple rhodolite garnet with a good saturation and a darker shade. Good brilliance and attractive colour make rhodolites a popular choice of a gem. The size and shape make it perfect for a pendant or a cocktail ring.
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Rhodolite belongs to garnet family. Composed of mixture of almandite and pyrope it posses a high brilliance. Its colour can vary between pink, violet and red depending on exact chemical composition. At the moment there are no known treatments or synthetic stones at the market. Rhodolites are quite durable with a hardness between 7 and 7.5, safe to put into ultrasonic cleaners as long as there are no liquid inclusions. As with most of gems, our recommended cleaning methods would rather involve warm water and a soft brush.