Gemstone Information

What do you call a pink diamond?

Depending on the hue and intensity of a diamond's coloration, a diamond's color can either detract from or enhance its value. For example, most white diamonds are discounted in price when more yellow hue is detectable, while intense pink or bluediamonds (such as the Hope Diamond) can be dramatically more valuable.

What is the meaning of a pink sapphire?
Pink Sapphire stone is an ideal stone of emotional and psychic protection, especially in situations where one has no control in directing events, but cannot simply depart either. [ Simmons, 343] Sapphire is exceptional for calming and focusing the mind, allowing the release of mental tension and unwanted thoughts.

How much is a pink diamond?
The Vivid Pink - Set the record for "the highest price per carat paid at auction!" In December 2009 Christie's Hong Kong sold The Vivid Pink, a 5.00-carat potentially flawless, type IIa, Fancy Vivid Pink diamond ring for US$10.78 million (US$2.1 million per carat).

Can Rubies be pink?
ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red. Other varieties of gem-quality corundum are called sapphires.