Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Halo Ring
The Demantoid Garnet was first discovered in Russia around 1890 and thought to be an emerald. The presence of chromium instead of iron gives this gem its green color, and the name is derived from the German word for diamont, because this rare gemstone from the garnet family displays a fire only seen in diamonds. Demantoids are now mined in a handful of countries but the Russian gems with their vibrant green color set the standard.
The demantoid garnet in this ring is .45 carats in a pear shape surrounded by a halo of 44 round cut diamonds. The play of light in this ring is beautiful. The ring is size 6.75.