Here’s the list of 10 most expensive gemstone in the world. Gemstone is crystalline mineral that formed by the tectonic activities and geochemistry for millions of years. Most of the gemstones below are harder to find than pink, blue, yellow or white diamond. The fact of course made the gemstone pricier.
Same as diamond, the demand of the gemstones below are never slowing down. Only view rich collectors who can collect it and use it to keep their fortune in the future. Lets take a look them closer.
10.Jeremejevite – around US$ $2000/Karat
Jeremejevite is a crystallized mineral found for the first time at the sea-side of Namibia coast in 1973. In market, it is labeled around $2000 and more
9. Black Opal -around US $2,355/Carat
Black Opal is applicable to beautify ring, necklace, earrings, and any fashion items. Australia is one of biggest Black opal distributor in the world. If you visit the country, you probably can get a discount price for it.
8. Red Beryl Emerald – around USD $10,000.00/Carat
Red Emerald or Red berry is the rarest of all beryl gemstones and it is sold only for view lucky rich collector. One carat of this mineral is worth a new small city car.
7. Musgravite – around USD $35,000/Carat
Musgravite is the rarest gem among taaffeite family and it was discovered for the first time in 1967 at the Musgrave Range of South Australia. Because of the rarity, we have no reason to complain the high cost to own it
6. Grandidierite – around USD $50,000/ Carat
It was found by a French naturalist and explorer, Alfred Grandidier ,who lived from 1836-1912 , in Madagascar. The gems is characterized by the bluish-green color
5.Painite – around USD $50-60,000/Carat
Painite was found in Myanmar by C.D Pain in the 1950s. The crystal contains new mineral variety and in the last 60 years only 25 painites found and have registered.
4.Blue Garnet – around USD $1.5 Million/Carat
Earth composed Blue Garnet with high quantity of Vanadium. It makes the crystal changes from blue-green in day and purple in night. In 2003, 4.2 karat Blue Garnet was sold for US$6.8 million.
3.Serendibite – around USD $1.8-2 Million/Carat
Serendbite is a rare crystallized mineral, extremely rare translucent gemstone. Some was found in Burma at Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division and Sri Lanka
2.Red Diamonds – around USD $2-2.5 Million/Carat
Red Diamond is one of rarest diamond in the world. the biggest red diamond ever found is 5.11 karat. The name is red shield and it was purchased beyond US$10 million
1.Jadeite – over USD $3 Million/Carat
Jadeite is pricier than common type diamonds and view of them were found in Guatemala and California. 27 pieces of 0.5 mm of this mineral formed in necklace beads were sold for US$9.3 million in Christie’s Hong Kong in November 1997. It is truly an amazing piece of mineral and most expensive gem in our planet.