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Great Blue Sapphire of Louis XIV. During the 17th cent, a Roman prince named Ruspoli sold it to a salesman, who sold it to King Louis XIV before 1691. The Ruspoli jewel escaped confiscation & theft during Revolution, probably saved by its peculiar form. In 1796, the revolutionary government allowed the Museum to choose a few gems for educational purposes. Today the Ruspoli Sapphire can be viewed in the Muséum National D’Histoire Naturelle

The carat flawless Ruspoli Sapphire, The Grand Sapphire of Louis XIV of France. Today the sapphire resides in the Paris Museum of Natural History. The sapphire is probably originally from Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

The Cullinan I, or Great Star of Africa, weighs 530.4 carats and is part of the British Crown Jewels.

Soon to be mine. :-) carat gem is the world’s second largest known Grade D Colorless diamond. The Millennium Star is an internally and externally flawless, pear-shaped diamond owned by De Beers

Retrouvez la plupart de ces pierres montées en bijoux sur Juwelo, votre bijouterie en ligne www.juwelo.fr

28 pierres et minéraux qui vous vous faire briller les yeux ! La 17 je ne savais même pas qu'elle existait...

What a special piece Fluorite Asturias, Spain. <<< Um, that's an infinity stone.

Large Fancy Cut Ametrine

Ametrine (purple/gold)-Makes a beautiful ring! (Ametrine is a mixing of Citrine and Amethyst)

Ooohhh pretty!

My Little Brony - Friendship is Magic - my little pony, friendship is magic, Brony - Amethyst - Moss Agate - Black Opal - Opal -Tanzanite - Prehnite - Turquoise - Apatite

Natural Alexandrite Gemstone

Alexandrite loose stone This particular stone is so beautiful because it changes color depending on whether or not you are in artificial light or in natural light. The lab-created alexandrite is more purple but still very beautiful!

Le diamant "Winston Legacy" d'Harry Winston http://www.vogue.fr/joaillerie/le-bijou-du-jour/diaporama/le-diamant-winston-legacy-101-carats-d-harry-winston/13798

Le diamant 'Winston Legacy'

The 'Winston Legacy' is the largest white diamond ever to come to auction. The Type IIa, pear-shaped, D colour, flawless diamond was sold to Harry Winston at Christie's auction of jewels in Geneva on 15 May

While blue topaz and turquoise were once the most popular December birthstone options, a newer, more precious stone has become today’s premier choice: tanzanite.

December Birthstone – Tanzanite Gemstone

Magnificent untreated Tanzanite crystal - nice to see the "free form" of this

Le plus gros diamant du monde fut trouvé dans la mine de Cullinan en Afrique du Sud. Il pesait alors 3106.75 carats. Offert au roi d’Angleterre Édouard VII par le gouvernement sud-africain pour le remercier d’avoir accordé son indépendance à la colonie, il fut ensuite taillé en plusieurs diamants dont les plus notables sont le Great Star of Africa (Cullinan I) et le Second Star of Africa (Cullinan II), pesant respectivement 530.4 et 317.4 carats.

carat, Cullinan diamond rough, largest of its kind: A glass model replica of the Cullinan diamond in its original rough state-SR

The Cullinan Yellow Asscher-cut Diamond of 110 carats. This glorious yellow diamond originated in South Africa, making its way to the British crown jewels in 1907 under King Edward VII.

World's Rarest & Largest Collector's Gem -26100cts -Super Swiss Blue Topazio

World's Rarest & Largest Collector's Gem -Super Swiss Blue Topaz - NR in Jewelry & Watches, Loose Diamonds & Gemstones, Loose Gemstones

Ametrine: very helpful in getting rid of depression, leads to inner peace and tranquility. Many believe that it contains the powers of amethyst and citrine in one stone, making it a very powerful money stone as well as a higher psychic awareness and spiritual enlightenment.  VERY RARE POWER STONE.

Ametrine: very helpful in getting rid of depression, leads to inner peace and tranquility. Many believe that it contains the powers of amethyst and citrine in one stone, making it a very powerful money stone as well as a higher psychic awareness and spiri

According to ancient Egyptians, tourmaline, on its way up from the center of the earth passed over a rainbow. In doing so, it acquired all the colors.

Tourmaline: a dazzling array of colors… it can shock you (literally)

Watermelon tourmaline has been said to be a stone of reconciliation, a stone that fosters compassion and cool headedness, radiates the energy that attracts money, healing and friendship while stabilizing, grounding and reaffirming our Earth roots.

Your Soul sparkles and attracts to it all the other Souls that sparkle.  Love, Light and Joy....Judy

" The diamond has a thousand facets, but the facets are covered with dirt and tar. It is the job of the soul to clean each facet until the surface is brilliant and can reflect a rainbow of colors. The diamond is perfect, not one flaw. The only differences

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