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The Modern Precious Stones List

What are the names of precious stones? They are fewer than you might think. Exactly which gemstones made it to the precious stones list of the modern day?


38 Types of Blue Gemstones for Jewelry

Blue gemstones are a bold sophisticated choice for jewelry. Do you know the different types of blue gems? Here is a list of blue stones used in jewelry.

Cut Emerald Source: Mauro Cateb via Wikimedia Commons

51 Types of Green Gemstones for Jewelry

Green gemstones make sophisticated jewelry, at once flashy and organic. Here is the great array of choices available when looking for green stones in jewelry.

Amethyst Square Stone

26 Types of Purple Gemstones in Jewelry

Purple stones make rich elegant jewelry. Do you know the different purple gemstones? Here’s a list of purple, as well as lavender, lilac and violet gemstones.

Pink Tourmaline Ring

24 Types of Pink Gemstones in Jewelry

Pink gemstones are a bright yet gentle choice of stones for jewelry. Do you know the different pink stones worn as ornaments? Here is a list of pink gems.

Black Onyx Necklace

20 Types of Black Stones for Jewelry

Black gemstones are great to complement white and pastel-colored clothing, if not any color at all. Here is a list of black stones worn on jewelries.

Cut Ruby Source: Wiener Edelstein Zentrum via Wikimedia Commons

20 Types of Red Gemstones in Jewelry

Whether the red gems come as pendants or beads in a piece of beadwork, red stones are great to have. Here is a list of red gemstones and beads for jewelry.

White Moonstone

18 Types of White Stones for Jewelry

White gemstones give your overall look the desirable glints and highlights such as only white can give. Here is a list of white stones worn on jewelry.

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25 Types of Clear Gemstones in Jewelry

Clear gemstones are the most versatile choice for jewelry. Do you know the different clear stones used as ornaments? Here is a list of colorless gemstones.