Genuine, natural demantoid garnet is set in a solid sterling 6-prong solitaire ring.
Demantoid is a natural rare green variety of the garnet group of gemstones. The gem's dispersion is unusually high, a phenomenon that is visible as "fire" or brilliant rainbow-colored flashes of light. As with virtually all demantoid garnets, this stone does have natural inclusions that are visible with magnification.
While red/violet garnets have been known since ancient times, the demantoid variety was not discovered until 1868 in Russia. Possessing an unusual green color and a dispersion greater than that of diamond, demantoid garnets are gorgeous sparkling natural gems. As is true of all garnets, demantoid are tough, durable gems.
Carat weight of this 4.2 mm stone is approx. 1/2 ct. Ring is a sizeable 6.5. (Your local jeweler could easily resize ring, if necessary.) Stone origin is Madagascar. Ring will be shipped in a pretty presentation/gift box!