Gemstones of the World brought to you from India

Natural earth mined colored gemstones have been in demand for centuries. There are several well known varieties of stones which include ruby, garnet, jade, peridot, emeralds and sapphire. Much before the science of gemology became popular; some of the stones were not even recognized and named properly till about 100 years ago. There were times when spinel was confused with sapphire or ruby and it was only in the late 19th century that one came to know about its distinct properties. Similarly, jade was known to have two different species in 1863, namely jadeite and nephrite.

Huge Selection of Natural Emeralds from Bello Jewels

Depicted above is a emerald cut natural Colombia mines emerald gemstone from Bello Jewels India.

At present, there are over 100 different colored varieties of gemstones available in the market. Some of the stones which you will easily find at your local jeweler in Birmingham, London, Isle of White or Lincolnshire besides many other cities in UK include ruby, emerald, tanzanite, aquamarine, pyrope garnet, opal, and sapphires (yellow, blue and pink). Of these gemstones, tanzanite and sapphire are most sought after and rare plus expensive also.

Retail jewelers house a limited number of stones due to supply shortage and heavy investment involved. For example, natural untreated burma ruby is extremely popular among gem dealers for their unique pigeon blood color. But at the same time the gem is extremely rare. Chances are that you will also not come across stones such as real zircon, spessartite garnet, rubellite tourmaline, tsavorite and alexandrite easily at your local jewelry store.

This is precisely the reason why loose colored gemstones from India are in demand. Often the quality of the loose colored gemstones used in jewelry is poor as the jeweler chooses to focus on the whole piece rather than on the individual stones. If you wish to purchase top quality gemstones, then you need to procure them from reputed gem dealers who specialize in the same. Specialized dealers also offer a certification from reputed gemological laboratories. You can also select from a wide variety of stones since the collection at a Indian online selling gem dealer is pretty extensive in comparison to a local jeweler.

Loose colored gemstones from India can now also be purchased online. There is a huge selection available just at the click of a mouse. There are a number of jewelers offering their stock online for customers around the globe. In fact gem dealers now have a far more knowledgeable clientele to cater to. They are well read and know what to look for while purchasing gems. The Internet has in fact created a niche market for such loose colored gemstones from India. They are comparatively lower priced and generate faster turnover. All you need to be careful about is that you procure it from reputable and trusted dealers.

 

For more information on colored gemstones and loose colored gemstones, visit Bello Jewels, India, a recognized Online Loose Gemstone Website on the web.

 

 

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