Rare Gemstones: How Much are They Worth
Not all gemstones are that easy to find. Some, you must go through impeccable distances to dig. And the further it takes to find one, the more expensive it gets. Others who don’t want to go through such fuss resorts to making something close to the real deal. Yes, gemstones can be made. You just have to mix all the elements and use the right chemicals to be able to make a real gemstone without even recognizing the difference.
Oddly, some of the rarest gemstones are lag work. But nothing beats the original. What made these stones amazingly rare and unique? It’s their characteristic and the place where they mined it. Below are some of the rarest gemstones that are known for their fine qualities and outstanding price. Andesine This gemstone is worn out from the natural extracts of a well-faceted crystal.
Its superior quality made it possible for distributors to form them into various shapes that will please those who might spot them. The likeness would contribute to its magnificent shade of red. Prices would depend on how big or small the size would be. Some ranges from 250-700 dollars per piece. The rareness of this stone is due to the mixture of red and green or red and orange when confronted with incandescent lighting. Alexandrite This comes from either Russia or Brazil. Lightly included, alexandrite has a very natural change in color triggering from deep green, blue, or extreme blue and green combined during daylight. If in close inspection, you would see the parallel inclusions that make the item more unique than other stones. Also, this can also be incorporated with the cat’s eye. Price of this valuable gem ranges from 300-2500 dollars.
Red Beryl Also known as the red emerald, red beryl has a unique shade of red with dashes of red-violet tones. Cuts can be made in shapes like rectangular or trillion. A piece is amounting up to two thousand bucks or more. Colombian Emerald Comes in a rectangular and square cut. Based on the name, this kind of unique emerald came from the depths of the mountains of Colombia with a brilliant shade of green and a beautiful tone of blue that is visible in daylight. Price would range from 900-2800 dollars. Chalcedony Mined from Indonesia, this gem is grounded and polished to make the lavender and purple color shine. The white tone brushed all over its surface is what makes this stone unique. It’s like staring the Milky Way or a bundle of clouds. Surprisingly, the amount wouldn’t reach 200 bucks.
Best deal ever! Quartz This item is mined from Brazil. Resembling a pearl with its perfect globe shape, the asteriated quartz glows with a silver dreamy surface even though it’s naturally colorless. Its natural brilliance paved its way to stamp an $850 price tag. African Sapphire Design with 6 rays of the star, this gem’s opaqueness and visible blue tranquility is mined in within Africa and has the natural characteristics that made it more unique. This oval cabochon shaped item costs a smashing 800 dollars. Rewarding enough to be included in your collection’s list. Spinel This mighty fine colored gemstone mined in Sri Lanka and parts of Burma has varieties of indigo, blue, deep pink, and dark purple shades that are cut to reach the customer’s desire. Per carat is worth 150 dollars, sometimes, more than that.
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