Demantoid garnet. A little gem rarity - diamond-like (demantoid, ta-da!) sparkles dance as you move, and it is such a joyful green that it can't help but make you smile. The picture really does not do it justice. I have big plans for you little green garnet. Oh I do.
Friday, 4 December 2009
OK, I am now well and truly speechless. I thought I knew what my favourite stones were, and could just get on with setting them into lovely pieces of jewellery, and along comes this baby and throws my mental list of plans into disarray: