Alongside diamonds, there are three other gemstones that have very different properties. Rubies, sapphires and emeralds have many different features depending on their composition and their place of origin.

colored gemstones

Buying a ruby, sapphire or emerald

Criteria for buying a coloured gemstone such as rubies, sapphires and emeralds vary from one stone to another and are not comparable with diamonds.

blue sapphire, oval cut held between two fingers

The realm of coloured gemstones

Explore countries that produce the most beautiful rubies, sapphires and emeralds to discover the specific colours depending on the deposits they come from.