Top 8 Most Expensive Gemstones

Our list of the most expensive gemstones has some surprises. Gems and jewelry have always been a staple of wealth and prosperity, probably since the beginnings of mankind. People’s affinity towards little pieces of colored and sparkling stones might be a little peculiar, but that does not change the amount of money some are willing to pay in order to become the owner of a precious gem.

If you thought diamonds are expensive, take a look at the following precious stones. It would probably take a lifetime of work for most of us to be able to afford one of these gemstones. Let’s take a look at the countdown.