Belle Rustique

hand-crafted jewelry from beautiful Bonny Doon

Transvaal Jade Designer Cab


Transvaal jade is not jade, but rather a a green to gray massive variety of grossular garnet. This particular stone has banding in shades of green and light green to grey-green. It has a domed surface and a nice polish. I've border wrapped it in 21 gauge sterling wire using my signature swirls and curls topper design. Enjoy.

Treat someone special to this one-of-a-kind gift or buy it for yourself.

The pendant measures 1 5/8" from top of bail and is 1 1/8".

Note: Transvaal jade, a variety of grossular garnet, a calcium-aluminum silicate, is found about 40 miles west of Pretoria, South Africa. It can be distinguished from jadeite or nephrite by its high refractive index. Grossular garnet has a refractive index of 1.72 to 1.73, a hardness of 6-7.5. It can be green to blue to purple and sometimes brown aaand is also known as garnet jade.

Enjoy this unique piece of hand-crafted jewelry.

transvaal jade designer cab

P824 - SOLD

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Last updated 24 July 2010

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