Top 10 Red Gemstones

Gemstones aren't only luxury items - they are related to history, culture, science, traditions, and sometimes to expressing emotions (engagement proposal rings).
When you hold a gemstone, you hold something more than a beautiful jewelry - for example, diamonds were formed over a billion years ago, one hundred miles beneath the Earth’s surface.

The Top Ten

1 Red Diamond Red Diamond

Red diamond is the most expensive gemstone ever - $1,000,000 per carat.
Red diamonds are the most expensive diamonds with the rarest diamond color in the world.
There are only a very few of the red precious stones known in existence, and most of the red gemstones are quite small. - Metal_Treasure

2 Ruby Ruby

This gem has been considered the king of all gems for centuries. It was believed that wearing a red Ruby bestowed good fortune on its owner. - Metal_Treasure

This should be number 1 - 23windomt

3 Red Beryl Red Beryl

It looks great and it's an extremely rare red stone. Like diamonds, a pure beryl is by nature colorless, but this precious stone often gets tinted by other minerals.
Hexagonal crystals of beryl can be up to several meters in size. - Metal_Treasure

4 Pezzottaite Pezzottaite

It's marketed under the name raspberry beryl or raspberyl.
It is a newly identified mineral species, first recognized in 2003. It's similar to beryl. - Metal_Treasure

5 Imperial Topaz Imperial Topaz

Topaz can be wine red, reddish-orange or pink-orange - Metal_Treasure

6 Red Spinel Red Spinel

Sanskrit writings refer to Spinel as the daughter of ruby. - Metal_Treasure

7 Rubellite Rubellite

Also known as Rubellite Tourmaline or Red Tourmaline.
A true Rubellite shines just as intensely in artificial light as it does in daylight. - Metal_Treasure

8 Red Zircon Red Zircon

Other historically important names going back to biblical times are Jacinth and Hyacinth - Metal_Treasure

9 Painite Painite
10 Red Garnet Red Garnet

You can see the deep red color garnet can exhibit. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Cuprite
12 Andesine Andesine

Andesine is a relatively new gem on the market. Andesine is commonly available as red stones. - Metal_Treasure

13 Red Agate
14 Red Fluorite
15 Red Jasper
16 Red Onyx
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