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Demantoid garnet gemstones are a favorite among collectors, but these precious jewels were until recently one of the best kept secrets. These green garnets are diamond like in their design and they are high-quality stones that fetch top dollar in the markets. Such is their brilliance that they have been rumored to glow in the dark. But what if you have demantoid garnet jewelry that you’ve inherited or been given that doesn’t suit your style? You need to make sure that you do everything you can to sell demantoid garnet jewelry at the best price.

Here at Worthy, we help people sell their unwanted diamond jewelry for the best possible price. What we’ve learned about selling diamonds can help you when you are selling demantoid garnet as well. Here is an FAQ with the answers to all your questions about selling demantoid garnet.

What is Demantoid Garnet?

This stone is a derivation of andradite and it is one of the most costly gemstones of its class. Given that it is rare, and highly refractive (with a refractive index of 1.880 to 1.889) these gemstones are sought after by collectors and buyers. In fact, Demantoids offer even more dispersion than diamonds.

What Colors Can Demantoid Garnet Be Found In?

These gems come in multiple colors including varieties of green, yellow and brown. The rarest of these gems is the emerald green variety and it is a quality sell Demantoid (Garnet) specimen. 

When Was Demantoid Garnet Discovered?

The Demantoid garnet gemstone was discovered in the Ural Mountains in Russia in 1868. Since then it has been showcased at the very best jewelers in St Petersburg, New York, Paris and beyond. This gem is one of the prized possessions of Carl Faberge, but it quickly faded into the background during the Great War.

What Are Namibian Demantoids?

These rare stones gained greater appeal when they were discovered in Namibia in the 1990s. Namibian Demantoids are available in varying shades of green. Their brilliance is quite striking. On the Mohs scale, these stones have a hardness of 7 – making them ideal for use in jewelry. But Namibian Demantoids do not have horsetail inclusions. These inclusions increase the value of Demantoid jewels. Many collectors will insist that these stones are viewed through the lens of a microscope to ensure the presence of these horsetail inclusions. 

At Worthy, our expert appraisals, descriptions, and photography set the standard for reselling diamonds and jewelry. On our innovative live online auction platform, our network of thousands of professional buyers around the world compete to buy your diamonds and jewelry at the highest price. Because we receive a small percentage of the sales price, we are on your side: we profit only when you do too, unlike jewelry buyers who try to acquire your item for the lowest possible price so they can profit more. Although Worthy is not currently selling demantoid garnet, you can subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to know when we begin selling gemstones online.