Gemstones are prized for their beautiful colours and patterns and are used in a range of applications including jewellery, decorative items and as important features of mineral collections.
An introduction to minerals that have been cut and polished.
1290 different mineral species including ornamental objets d'art.
Gemstones are formed below the Earth's surface.
Information on 13 different types.
Gemstones are rare and desirable commodities.
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