This site uses cookies to give you the best, most relevant experience. Using this website means you're OK with this


The Garnet Malaya Garnet  is one of the rarest and most interesting varieties of garnet. It is primarily a mixture of pyrope and spessartine, which was first discovered in the 1960s. It was discovered in the Umba River Valley, bordering Tanzania and Kenya, which remains the primary source of malaya garnet.

Malaya garnet is known for exhibiting sparkling flashes of red, incomparable to any other type of garnet. The cause of the color is manganese and sometimes iron.

Malaya garnet has an excellent hardness of 7-7.5 on the Mohs scale and often exhibits needle-like inclusions that can help distinguish malaya garnet from other gems.

Malaya garnet is a protective stone, protecting those who wear it from evil as well as nightmares and night terrors. Additionally, garnet is said to be a stone that fosters romance, love, and passion. It is said to increase sensuality, intimacy, and sexuality. Malaya garnet can strengthen the level of creativity.

Malaya garnet is a unique and beautiful precious stone that can be used in a wide variety of jewelry. Due to its rarity, it is highly valued by gem collectors. Larger specimens, especially those over 3 to 5 carats, substantially increase their value and can command very high premiums.

Malaya Garnet (Umbalite)  Unique Stone with Red Sparkles -

There are 4 products.

Showing 1-4 of 4 item(s)

Active filters