Pyrope Garnet

Pyrope Garnet Bohemian Garnet

Pyrope garnet, also known as “Bohemian garnet” is a red-colored gemstone that takes its name from the Greek “pyros”, fire.
From the end of the 16th century, it was collected in the mountains of Bohemia in central Europe.
Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor from 1576 to 1612 and King of Bohemia, was the most famous collector of his time.
Bohemian garnet reached its peak in the second half of the 19th century, it is at this time that the famous garnet set of Ulrike von Levetzow, friend of Goethe, dates.

Fine stone pyrope garnet

The coloring of pyrope garnet comes from additions of chromium and iron.
The main deposits of fine stone pyrope garnet are located in South Africa, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, United States, Madagascar, Czech Republic, Russia, Sri Lanka.
In lithotherapy, the fine stone pyrope garnet would contribute to the regulation of the heart, purification of the blood, it would give strength, courage and determination.
Due to its deep luminous characteristics, the fine stone pyrope garnet is an excellent choice for a magnificent piece of jewelery at a very affordable price.