Welcome to our Semi Precious Gems Page.

Here you can see a large collection of Semi Precious Stones that we at Navneet Gems and Minerals work with. Here are some brief details about each of the Semi Precious Stones which we work with:

Amethyst at Navneet Gems and Minerals comes in two origins, the African and the Brazilian Mines. Right now for African Amethyst we only get orders in cabochons and that’s the trend as the Brazilian material is starting to come in good supply and we can supply Amethyst in any quantities, and this is one of our favorite stones.

Amethyst color chart
Amethyst Color Chart

Aquamarine is the only light blue gemstone that has a very intense history. Navneet Gems sells both calibrated as well as single stones for high-end jewelry customers, as well as Aquamarines for the bulk user who is looking for aquamarine milky cabochon.

Blue Zircon – what is next after Spinels? Zircons are what we say and what the market is saying. This gemstone comes mostly from Cambodia and then heated to produce the Blue zircons that we produce in bulk. The blue zircon in especially can imitate itself as a great alternative for Irradiated colored diamonds.

Blue Zircon treatment

Chalcedony – This is one of the most abundant materials available. Mostly dyed, but also available in the natural light blue color which is usually cabing material. Chalcedony has a very high luster and when it has a fracture, it gives a very nice fracture luster, that’s one way of identifying Chalcedony. There are many types of Chalcedony we supply, Dyed Jasper Chalcedony, Jasper Chalcedony, Onyx Chalcedony, Natural Chalcedony, Dyed Chalcedony available in green, dark blue, orange, pink, many colors.

Chalcedony

Citrine – this semi precious gemstone can come in many different shades, including light citrine, medium citrine, and dark Palmeira or Madeira citrine.

palmeira-madeira-and-golden-citrine_ Navneet Gems

Created Emerald– Emerald created in lab conditions by using hydrothermal flux synthesis method, is called lab-created emerald. Russia and India are manufacturing this but Russian quality is far better than Indian quality because of its close resemblance to natural emerald. It comes in slab form in both included and clean quality. Read more about prices, process, quality, size, and other details on our separate page of created emerald.

Created emerald chart

Garnet – Garnet comes in more than ten different colors and their market names are different. All garnets share the same crystal structure. It can be categorized based on Aluminum and calcium. We mainly supply pyrope, almandite, Mozambique, tsavorite, and rhodolite garnets. All are listed in the product section. Know about origin, mining, size, shape, and availability there.

Garnet Group

Green Amethyst– Prasiolite or green amethyst which is a heated form of violet/purple amethyst but it doesn’t fade in color once heating is done. Some prasiolite in the market are naturally heated, by volcanic activity of the earth’s crust, and some are man heated. Find more details on our product page and our YouTube Channel page.

Iolite – Tanzanite, Iolite, and Blue Sapphire all are the same color of stones with different hues but prices and their properties categorize all of these three into different types. You can get more details about products.

Iolite Color Chart

Labradorite – Labradorite is a natural gemstone mined in Madagascar, which is the same place where Rubies and Sapphires are mined. These black inclusions like petals are natural crystals usually forming inclusions in the stone as a characteristic. Also, our Wholesale Labradorite or any, can display an iridescent optical effect known as labradorescence.

Labradorite Inclusions
Labradorite With Inclusions

Lapis Lazuli – Lapis is a blue opaque gemstone that comes with white calcite and golden pyrites. This is one of the stones which have the biggest market in the world. Afghanistan is known for top-quality lapis material. Read, how miners risk their lives in the mining of lapis and other origins, quality, price and sizes information.

Lapis Quality Chart

Larimar – We have sourced our Larimar rough from the exclusive Dominican Republic Larimar mines and import between 50 and 300 Kilograms per month, depending on our monthly requirements for Wholesale Larimar orders from our clients.

The 3 Qualities of Our Wholesale Larimar Cabochons are;

  1. The lowest Quality Larimar Gemstone is a Green -White -Blue mix and some pieces have natural inclusions of face cracks.
  2. Medium Quality Larimar is a Greenish-Blue, meaning in Gemological terms that the dominant color is Blue with some Green color in it. This gemstone could also have some Whitish- Blue-colored tones.
  3. The Best Quality or Pure Blue Larimar stones could be mixed with Light Blue and Dark Blue as it is a Natural Larimar Color Gemstone.

Moonstone – This popular gemstone comes in many colors like blue, grey, white, orange, pink, off-white, brown, and others. Blue is the most famous in all of these which comes from Sri Lanka and India. Blue comes in translucent to transparent quality and all other colors in opaque quality, blue is the most expensive in all of these.

Moonstone Color Chart

Morganite – Morganite hardly comes in intense color and most stones are very pale-colored. Big sizes stones come in stronger colors than small sizes stones. Almost all Morganite stones come in faceted, only rare pieces which show the cat’s eye effect come in cabochon cutting. Ovals, pear, and cushions are popular shapes in this stone. Most of the bigger-sized Morganites are used in gems collections.

Morganite color chart
Fine Loose Morganite for sale, but first select the shade of Morganite you want.

Peridot – Peridot comes in green color with a golden hue and is found in many countries. Pakistan, Burma, Kashmir, and other countries are famous for green Peridot. This gemstone has two distinct markets – collectors and jewelers’ market. Peridot big sizes are not easy to found, after 9×7 size it becomes difficult and comes in a slightly lower grade. The price structure of this stone is the same as precious stone, every size has different prices based on different qualities.

Peridot quality

Rhodolite Garnet – This is one species of garnet that comes in pink to raspberry colors. This is one of the demanding colors of garnet and is widely used all around the world. We launched this in our products in 2010 and now we are supplying this stone to many of our customers.

rhodolite garnet color

Tanzanite – Favorite stone of Americans, high demand, low availability, replacement of blue sapphire, and affordable prices are terms to define this stone. It comes from Tanzania. Prices for this stone have been skyrocketing for the last three years for this stone.

Tanzanite color chart

Tourmaline – Tourmaline is one of the stones which come in many colors. Pink, green, blue, and Reddish-pink are famous and high valued colors in this stone. It comes from many countries and is widely used all around the world. Read more in the product section.

Tourmaline color chart

Tsavorite – The chrome green garnet has superior gemological characteristics and comes from east Africa. It is called the ‘replacement of emerald’ because of its better price, color, and quality than emerald and can be easily used in daily use rings and earrings. Another big thing is that it is not even treated in any way and completely natural where most of the emeralds are oiled.

Tsavorite color chart

Turquoise – A blue-green color stone that comes in opaque quality. Arizona turquoise is the most demanding and popular. There is not any stone that comes with the same color as turquoise. This stone has been consistently in high demand for a long period. Users buy turquoise jewelry as an heirloom.  It can be called the ‘color of softness’, ‘color of positivity’, and ‘color of calmness’.

Turquoise VS Manmade

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Quartz: Crystal, Smoky, Rose, Lemon, Beer, and Rutile 

All these are of the Quartz family. Amethyst and Citrine also are in this quartz family. It is the most abundant and affordable material and widely used in silver, gold, and diamond jewelry. All come in good transparency and different colors. Crystals, Rose, Smoky, Beer, Lemon come in white, pink, black, greenish-yellow, lemon colors respectively. Rutile quartz is known for its own appearance, it comes with natural rutile naturally.

Amber is one of the most famous organic gems and has an insect inside the stone. There are hundreds of gemstones that come under the Semi Precious Gems category. Tiger Eyes Malachite, Rhodochrosite, Multi Fluorite, and many other gems. Check our product section for detailed descriptions and helpful info. We have a special team to inform our customers about qualities, shapes, and quantities of semi precious gems, and whenever you wish to buy semi precious gemstones or need to ask any question related to the gems industry then feel free to drop us an inquiry through our Contact Us page above.

Semi precious stones chart