List of individual gemstones

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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[edit]

Aquamarines[edit]

A birthstone.

Diamonds[edit]

See List of famous diamonds

Emeralds[edit]

Opals[edit]

Pearl[edit]

Ruby[edit]

Sapphires[edit]

Spinels[edit]

Topaz[edit]

Images[edit]

References[edit]

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