A number of gemstones have gained fame, either because of their size and beauty or because of the people who owned or wore them. A list of famous gemstones follows.

Alexandrites

Aquamarines

A birthstone.

Diamonds

See List of famous diamonds

Emeralds

Opals

Pearls

Rubies

Sapphires

Spinels

Topazes

Images

See also

References

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