Description: This marvelous orange gemstone is a 1.53-carat oval mandarin spessartite garnet. This gemstone will be a showstopper in any piece of jewelry. Imagine it in a bracelet, necklace, or even a custom piece.
This orange garnet gets the classification of "mandarin spessartite" because of its rare, vivid color.
"The name, 'spessartine' comes from the Bavarian word, 'Spessart', meaning 'forest', which is a mountain range in Germany where spessartine garnet deposits were found in the 1880s." (gemselect.com)