The Most Expensive Gemstones in the World Infographic - more on the site.

The Most Expensive Gemstones in the World Infographic - more on the site.

Dom Pedro, the World's Biggest Aquamarine Gem. The obelisk-shaped, blue-green gem, which was designed by famed German gem cutter Bernd Munsteiner, known as the "father of the fantasy cut," stands 14 inches (35.5 centimeters) tall and weighs 10,363 carats, or 4.6 pounds (two kilograms). (Link)

10 Most Precious Gemstones

Dom Pedro, the World's Biggest Aquamarine Gem. The obelisk-shaped, blue-green gem, which was designed by famed German gem cutter Bernd Munsteiner, known as the "father of the fantasy cut," stands 14 inches (35.5 centimeters) tall and weighs 10,363 carats, or 4.6 pounds (two kilograms). (Link)

The pink diamond is the worlds most expensive diamond @ 11 million with 5 carats & two white diamonds on either side. Pink diamonds are considered the most rare and generally found only in lower carat weights.

The pink diamond is the worlds most expensive diamond @ 11 million with 5 carats & two white diamonds on either side. Pink diamonds are considered the most rare and generally found only in lower carat weights.

Arusha Tanzanite A natural, untreated tricolor Tanzanite. The crystal structure of Tanzanite shows three different colours: blue, purple and green. Mainly blue surrounded by some green and purple. The flowing patterns of the Liquid Flower design shows a fine play of these colours. A small veil is visible in the left corner, but not too prominent. 5.96 cts., 11.5 x 7.0 mm,

Arusha Tanzanite A natural, untreated tricolor Tanzanite. The crystal structure of Tanzanite shows three different colours: blue, purple and green. Mainly blue surrounded by some green and purple. The flowing patterns of the Liquid Flower design shows a fine play of these colours. A small veil is visible in the left corner, but not too prominent. 5.96 cts., 11.5 x 7.0 mm,

The largest gold nugget ever found in the US was recently uncovered in Butte county California. At a very old mine.

The largest gold nugget ever found in the US was recently uncovered in Butte county California. At a very old mine.

Red Diamond. Natural-color red diamonds are among the rarest available. GIA. (021313)

Red Diamond. Natural-color red diamonds are among the rarest available. GIA. (021313)

The "Pink Panther" diamond, a 12.76 carat Argyle Jubilee, unearthed in Australia in February 2012

The "Pink Panther" diamond, a 12.76 carat Argyle Jubilee, unearthed in Australia in February 2012

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