Sri Lankan Red Pinkish Garnet is a rare and beautiful semi-precious stone that has a unique colour and intense brilliance. This garnet belongs to the group of garnets called pyropes which have a chemical composition rich in iron and chromium. The red pinkish Sri Lankan garnet is only found in a few places in the world, including the island of Sri Lanka, from which it takes its name.
It has a hardness of 7-7.5 on the Mohs scale, making it resistant to scratches and shocks. It has high transparency and a refractive index of 1.74-1.76, which gives it a high light dispersion. Its colour ranges from pale pink to bright red. Sometimes, red pinkish Sri Lankan garnet can also exhibit the asterism effect, i.e. the appearance of a six-rayed star on its surface, when cut cabochon. This kind of garnet is a gemstone with symbolic and spiritual significance. This garnet is believed to bring love, passion, courage and vitality to the wearer. Red pinkish garnet is also said to stimulate creativity, imagination and intuition and it is associated with the heart chakra, which is the centre of emotions and relationships.
Red pinkish garnet is an ideal gemstone for elegant and refined jewellery. It goes well with white, yellow or rose gold, as well as silver or platinum. Pink rose sri lanka garnet can be set in rings, earrings, pendants or bracelets, alone or in combination with other gemstones or semi-precious stones. The pink red sri lanka garnet is a gemstone that attracts the gaze and admiration of others, due to its unique colour and exceptional brilliance.