• Jordan Conrad

5 Incredible Gemstones You’ve Probably Never Heard of


Normally everyone can name one of the many gemstones that exist. What people don't realize is that there are so many other different kinds of gemstones around the world. These gemstone are normally rare making them super unique. The gemstones that I will list below will give your piece of jewelry a stunning and incomparable look compared to others.



This list is going to come in handy with the new trend for engagement rings. Many people are ditching the diamonds and wanting something different. They want a unique colored gemstone instead of the usual diamond.




Listed below is 5 different types of gemstones that you most likely have never seen or heard of.


Alexandrite

The Alexandrite gemstone was first founded in Russia in 1833. This gem is a valuable mineral of the chrysoberyl family. There is a lack of these gemstones around the world making it rare. The gems color is either green, brownish, or purplish red.

Benitoite

The Benitoite gemstone was founded in California in 1907. This gem is rare because California is currently still the only location that gem is found. Since it is so rare it is nearly impossible to find one that would be over two carats. The color of the gem is sapphire-blue, which is very vibrant and transparent.

Pietersite

The Pietersite gemstone was first founded in Africa in 1962. This gem has a stunning and unique color to it, ranging from a dark blue to a flashing gold. To make the color even better the blue and gold are normally mixed. The value of this gemstone is increasing constantly. It is known to help with protection and strengthening.

Poudretteite

The Poudretteite gemstone was first founded in Quebec, but wasn't recognized as a gem until 1986. This gem was named after the Poudrette family since it was founded in the quarry they owned. It is one of the world's rarest gemstones. The color ranges from a lovely pink to a violet.

Red Beryl

The Red Beryl gemstone was founded in Utah in 1904. Before the name Red Beryl, this gemstone was known as Bixbite. Utah is still the only location that this gem is currently found in. For this gem to crystallize it needs to be in a specific geochemical environment. The color of this gem is red, forming from manganese.

There are more than these 5 rare gemstones that also aren't known. Research is key when it comes to finding that special unique piece of jewelry you want. There are so many different gemstones out there that will allow you to find the ring of your dreams.

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