Top 10 Individual Gemstones with a Human Name In their Names

The Top Ten

1 The Queen Marie of Romania's Sapphire

A giant blue sapphire, the 4th largest blue sapphire in the world.
name: Marie - Metal_Treasure

2 Ethereal Carolina Divine Paraiba

That is beautiful.

(the largest cut Paraiba Tourmaline)
name: Carolina - Metal_Treasure

3 The Grand Sapphire of Louis XIV

A great blue sapphire nearly without flaw, containing only one small feather and crystal inclusion. It is possibly of Burmese or Sri Lankan origin.
name: Louis - Metal_Treasure

4 The Stuart Sapphire

Stuart is the name of a minion

A gorgeous blue sapphire that most probably belonged to Charles II, and was definitely among the jewels which James II took with him when he fled to France. The stone was set in Queen Victoria's State Crown, on the front, just below the Black Prince’s Ruby.
name: Stuart (named after James Stuart, Prince of Wales) - Metal_Treasure

5 The Sweet Josephine Diamond

A rare, fancy vivid pink diamond - Metal_Treasure

6 The Rosser Reeves Star Ruby

One of the world's largest and finest star rubies, renowned for its great color and well-defined star. - Metal_Treasure

7 The Dom Pedro Aquamarine

(the world's largest cut and polished aquamarine)
name: Pedro (it's a Spanish name - the gem was found in South America) - Metal_Treasure

8 The Gordon Star Sapphire

A blue star sapphire.
name: Gordon - Metal_Treasure

9 The Archduke Joseph Diamond
10 The Timur Ruby

Fun Fact: it's actually spinel and not ruby - it was confused with ruby and believed to be a ruby until 1851, hence its name. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 The Uncle Sam Diamond

The largest diamond discovered in the US, it's pale brown.
name: Sam - Metal_Treasure

12 The Star of Adam

(the largest blue star sapphire in the world)
name: Adam - Metal_Treasure

13 The Maximillian Emerald

It was donated to the Smithsonian Museum by Marjorie Merriweather Post.
name: Maximillian - Metal_Treasure

14 The Carmen Lúcia Ruby
15 The Freeman Uncut Topaz
16 The Patricia Emerald
17 The Emerald of Saint Louis
18 Smithsonian Museums' Alexandrite

The largest cut alexandrite weighing 65.08 carats. - Metal_Treasure

19 The Logan Sapphire
20 The Nathan Sapphire
21 The Sergio Black Diamond

The largest Black Diamond ever found (it weighs about 1.4 pounds) - Metal_Treasure

22 The Isabella Emerald

It's a very big uncut gem - Metal_Treasure

23 The Stuart Diamond / The Holland Diamond
24 The Carolina Emperor Emerald
25 The Alan Caplan Ruby (aka Mogok Ruby)
26 The Lindsay Uncut Topaz
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