The Most Expensive Gemstones in the World

Jadeite Gemstone

Throughout the history, humans have decorated themselves with jewelry – at the beginning of life made from small bits of shell, Limelight Rocks, and bone – after that, they used copper, gold and silver. It takes millions of years for gemstones to form in nature and only a portion of those will still be found, mined, cut and sold as gemstones. The gemstones importance depends on many factors plus its shortage, setting, superiority and politics. Excavate into the world of extremely precious jewels with our derelict of Top 10 Most Expensive Gemstones in the World and rarest gemstones.

Jadeite – $3 Millions/ carat

The Jadeite Gemstone

It is a Pyroxene Mineral (any of a large class of rock-forming silicate minerals, generally containing calcium, magnesium, and iron and typically occurring as prismatic crystals) Gemstone, mostly it is found in apple green, leek green, bluish green and emerald green color. There also have some greenish white or white with greenish spots. In China White with green spots jadeite is more valuable. Recently a blue-green spots jadeite has been discovered in Guatemala. The rarity of this jadeite has yet to be established – once the Guatemala start energetically pulling out for it and confirms its shortage the value of this gemstone may increase more.

 Painite – Cost $50,000 to $60,000 / Carat

Paintitie Gemstone


In the 1950s an Englishman named Arthur C. Pain was discovered Painite; it is a very unusual borate material. Its shape same as Hexagon and color orange red and brownish red. In this gemstone iron, chromium and vanadium are present. As it is used to be the rarest stone in the world, more have been bringing to light and discovered in Burma in recent times.

The Paintitie Gemstone

Black Opal – Cast $2,355 / Carat

The Black Opal Gemstone

This is a native stone of Australia, which produces 97% of the world’s supply. The Southern Part of the Australia alone provide the 80% of Black Opal, up to 20% of the stone’s weight is made up of water. It may come in different colors ranging from Blue, magenta, olive, orange, red, pink, rose, green, brown, gray, slate, yellow and white. But most nice color and rare is black opal. It has also been discovered in US, Ethiopia, Brazil, Mali and Mexico.

Black Opal Gemstone