buyers guide


Garnet should be cleaned using warm, soapy water and a soft brush

Exposure to heat could cause fracturing.

Some garnets such as almandine although dense are brittle and chip easily and so care should be taken.

It can be cleaned ultrasonically but it is not suitable for steam cleaning.

Caring for Garnet (Summary)

•    Wash in warm soapy water using a soft brush
•    Ultrasonic cleaning can be used
•    Do not use steam cleaning
•    Handle carefully to prevent chipping.