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A list of Precious and Semi Precious Gemstones and their Treatments

list of Precious and Semi Precious Gemstones and their TreatmentsIn today’s market there are literally hundreds of gemstones to choose from. Here you will find a comprehensive list of gemstones that we sell here on Gem Rock Auctions. The list of gemstones below will discuss the difference between a precious stone and a semi precious stone as well as guide you to where the gemstone treatments are discussed.

What Is A Precious Stone?

What is the difference between precious stones and semi precious stones? These terms are based on old traditions from the west. These days, all gemstones are considered precious since they are all rare and there is a limited supply of them.

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The traditional list of gemstones that are considered precious stones are:

All other gemstones are considered as being semi precious stones. These are old terms and not necessarily true these days. To view the treatments associated with each of these stones, visit our Technical Information On Gemstones page.

List Of Precious and Semi Precious Stones

Here you will find a list of gemstones that we sell on Gem Rock Auctions. Click on any of the gemstone below to view the stones for sale by our verified sellers and learn more about it.

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