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FACETING AND CABBING ROUGH:

This page shows some of the faceting and cabbing rough we have available. Please note that we have given as accurate a description as possible but cannot guarantee specific yields or results. Our description is based on our best estimation and as you will probably be aware this can only ever be an estimation not a guarantee.  How you cut and what you cut and how much experience you have will also have a bearing on the result. All of the material you see on this page is available for purchase and is on site. If you have requests for other material please email us ..we may have it but have not had a chance to list it. We also have a small selection of faceting supplies which you can see on Faceting Supplies . If you are wanting to inspect the goods prior to committing you may purchase on an “on approval” basis. These must be returned within 7 days and we will refund your purchase price less our shipping charges. Obviously any cutting/working of the goods will cancel our refund obligation.

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Rhodolite Garnet is one of those gemstones that can cause some confusion even at the source.  If you are a miner looking to sell your garnet, calling it Rhodolite instantly boosts its value but I find it hard to accept sellers trying to offload their mostly red garnet as being Rhodolite.  At the risk of offending gemmologists and geologists I feel that if it doesn’t have any pink or magenta overtones it aint Rhodolite. In the gem lab they will tell you that there is some overlap in the chemistry of the garnets which is making it extremely difficult for miners and dealers to actually say with any certainty to which variety their goods belong.  It makes life very difficult if you need to get a full spectral and chemical analysis to say what you have.  At the risk of over simplification Rhodolite is a better end garnet with a definitive pink overtone.

FR435$NZ 135.00

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Rhodolite Garnet from Tanzania. Good colour but is a little silky. Size from 7x7 mm up to 18x10x7. 4 pieces with total weight of 47.62 cts. This 2 gram plus size material size is really hard to get now.
RHODOLITE GARNET 4 PIECES 47.62 CTS
FR489$NZ 70.00

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Rhodolite faceting rough lot of 10 grams plus. 17 pieces per lot and all look cuttable. Nice pink to dark pink colour and from Tanzania. Sizes are mixed as per photo but mm sizes are approx 5x4 up to 9x7.
RHODOLITE GARNET FACE ROUGH 10 GRAMS PLUS
FR461$NZ 145.00

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Rhodolite Garnet rough from Tanzania. Clean nodules that will yield well. 17 pieces with total weight of 62.75 cts. Nice Rhodolite colour. Should yield 5.5 rounds size wise..pieces average about 7mm approx.
RHODOLITE GARNET FACET ROUGH 62.75 CTS 17 PIECES
FR467$NZ 132.00

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Good quality Rhodolite garnet facet grade rough from Tanzania. All selected for good colour and ability to produce flawless stones. These five pieces weigh 39.78cts and will cut from 6mm up to close to 8x6. Good buying.
RHODOLITE GARNET CLEAN FACET ROUGH 5 PIECES 39.78CTS
FR335$NZ 46.00

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60 cts of facet grade Rhodolite Garnet rough. These average out at 19 pieces and are suitable for cutting small stones up to say 5mm rounds. Mix of sizes however. Material is good colour and looks mostly clean. From Tanzania.
RHODOLITE GARNET FACET ROUGH SMALL 60 CTS
FR469$NZ 185.00

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Good quality Rhodolite garnet facet grade rough from Tanzania. All selected for good colour and ability to produce flawless stones. These ten pieces weigh 55.96cts and will cut from 6mm up to close to 8x6. Good buying.
RHODOLITE GARNET CLEAN FACET ROUGH 10 PIECES 55.96 CTS
FR471$NZ 575.00

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Nice sized Rhodolite Garnet facet rough pieces. Three pieces with a total weight of 38.29 cts. This is clean and will yield well with a very nice colour. Should get 10x8 approx maybe bit larger. Hard getting hold of these larger sizes.
RHODOLITE GARNET FACET ROUGH 3 PIECES 38.29 CTS
FR473$NZ 15.00

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Little lot of nicely coloured Rhodolite Garnet facet rough 7 pieces with a total weight of 21.64 cts. Looks clean and good for practice. Should get up to 4 or 5mm stones.
RHODOLITE GARNET FACET ROUGH 21.64 CTS
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