About Semi-Precious Stones

Sardonyx Gemstone


Sardonyx is a variation of Onyx, which is banded variety of the Chalcedony, where the colored bands are shades of red (Sard) rather than black as seen in Onyx. Black Onyx is probably the most well known, however it is not as common as other types of ...
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Cats Eye mineral - macro isolated on white background


Cat's Eye describes a gemstone polished into a cabochon that displays a narrow band of concentrated light going across the width of the stone. Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye is the best known and has the strongest and most distinct cat's eye effect of all ge...
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turquoise. Blue semi-precious stone isolated on white background


Turquoise is a blue to gray-green semi-precious gemstone and the only gemstone belonging to the phosphates family...
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tanzanite gemstone


Tanzanite is a variety of the mineral zoisite belonging to the epidote group. ...
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the topaz on white background


Topaz is a silicate mineral and has a hardness of 8 on the Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness making topaz one of the hardest natural minerals and also the hardest of any silicate mineral. ...
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Spinel stone on white background


Spinel is a semi-precious gemstone most famous for its deep red colour and its close resemblance with Ruby making these two gemstones almost indistinguishable. ...
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Semi-precious stone pink tourmaline on a white background.


Tourmaline is a semi-precious stone coming in a diverse range of colours. In fact, Tourmaline is considered by some to be the most colourful of all gemstones, occurring in all colours. Although its most famed colours are pink, red, green, blue, and m...
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Peridot trillion cut gem stone


Peridot (chrysolite), a stunning semi-precious gemstone formed deep within the earth and brought to the surface through volcanic eruptions, is one of the few gems that exist in only one colour. ...
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Shiny White Pearl isolated on white background


Pearls, natural or cultured, are formed when a mollusk produces layers of nacre around some type of irritant inside its shell. ...
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Australlian Opal Gemstone


Opals are one of the most mesmerizing gemstones in the world. Simply put, they are the product of seasonal rains that drenched ancient underground rocks and are famous for their remarkable display of glistening rainbow colours called ‘play-of-colo...
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tumbled moonstone (adularia) natural mineral gem stone isolated on white background


Moonstone is semi-precious gemstone that belongs to Feldspar group. It comes in a range of colours spanning yellow, gray, green, blue, peach and pink—sometimes even displaying a star or cat’s eye...
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Lapis Gemstone on white background

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli, often referred to as just ‘lapis’, has recently become one of the most sort after semi-precious gemstones and because of its beautiful colour it was highly valued in earlier civilizations, especially by the Egyptians....
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