Gems are generally expensive. They are basically rare stones that are used for jewelry and decorations. Gems are found in rivers and underground. Also because they are rare, they are only found in some places. Some gems fetch millions of dollars and are high in demand. Gems have been traded since historic times. They have always be highly valued. Having gems are still a status symbol. Some gems are used in equipment as well. It is not easy to find gems. They should be mined. This process can take a long time. Most of the gems received are small in rare cases they can be quite big too. These are the most expensive gems in the world. Here’s a list of the most expensive gems in the world.

Red Diamond

Diamonds are considered to be the most expensive stones in the world. Nice Diamond Jewellers are very careful in cutting and polishing the stone. The Red diamond being the most expensive of the diamonds are priced at 1 million dollars per carat. There are only around 30 red diamonds available in the world. Most of the stones available are less than half a carat as well. The biggest of them the Moussaeiff Red is the largest Red diamond in the world at 5.11 carat, which was sold for a whopping 8 million USD. The Moussaeiff red is considered to be the most expensive stone ever sold in the world.


Taaffeite is a very rare stone found in Sri Lanka and Tanzania. Valued at 35,000 USD per carat the stone is mistaken as spinel. The gem was first discovered in Dublin, Ireland and was being sold as a Spinel. On inspection it was found to be an unidentified gem. It is considered to be one of the rarest gemstone minerals in the world due to the small number of the stones availability.


Grandidierite is an extremely rare mineral that is valued at 20,000 USD per carat. The gem was first discovered in 1902 and was named after a French explorer Alfred Grandidier who studied the natural history of Madagascar. Due to the rarity and price of these gems, they are rarely used as wedding bands Adelaide and such.


Serendibite is a gemstone discovered in 1902 in Sri Lanka. It was named after the old Arabic name of Sri Lanka, Serendib. The gem is valued at 18,000 USD per carat and is extremely rare. The gem has also been recently discovered in Myanmar as well. This gem is used in jeweler for many occasions as well.