Step by step grouth the GarnetChamber

The garnet room isthe highlightof theGranatium exhibition: it is a space whose walls are covered with thin sliced sheets of garnets. The walls are backlit to show the fascinating play of the stone’s colours.

If you know and love the garnet, its sparkling and the mystery, can realize a project of such a dimension. A connoisseur and lover of this special gem is the geologist, mineralogist and philosopher Dr. Georg Kandutsch. He fulfilled his dream of a GarnetChamber. It is the highlight of the exhibition. All of the walls are tesselatted with finely sliced flagstones of garnet stones  – backlit – so the fascinating play of colors get visible for the visitors.