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Pyrope Garnet

Pyrope garnets are commonly seen in antique jewelry, mainly from the Victorian period. Pyrope garnets are typically dark red to slightly brownish-red in color and are seldom larger then a few carats. Until the late nineteenth century, the Czech Republic was the main source for these gems. The pyrope garnets in this antique hairpin are from the Czech Republic.

Image Number: 95-40193
Catalog Number: G2164-2
Gift Maria & Ales Herdlicka , 1937

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