Throughout history gemstones have been coveted not just for their beauty, but also to show wealth and prosperity. Today most gemstones are quite affordable, however, there are still a number of very expensive gemstones, usually due to a combination of high demand, rarity and beauty.

To find out just how astronomically high prices can get for gemstones, check out the following infographic to see the full range of the most expensive gemstones the world has to offer!prices listed for gemstones readily available on the market are based on high quality stones that range between one and two carats. Also keep in mind that some of our listed price are approximations, as these prized gemstones are often sold privately, and for undisclosed figures.

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The Most Expensive Gemstones in the World

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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