6 Most Popular Gemstones in 2024

Did you know that our home, planet Earth, has more than four thousands of minerals beneath the surface? Yeah, this is for a fact. Sadly, we don’t have the chance of seeing a high majority of them during our lifetime. The reason is all of them are located beneath the surface, and only a small percentage of people have the privilege to witness these exceptional products of our mother Earth. Since it is not possible for them to be the same due to the various conditions that had a major influence on their creation, they are categorized in a plethora of different categories. They are classified based on their characteristics, refraction, chemical composition, and structure. The percentage of classification and its imperfection is the main base of deciding into which category a certain gemstone will be placed into.

Naturally, all of us have heard about gemstones like amethyst, opal, and diamond. This is nothing strange since they are one of the most expensive ones. When we take a look at some of the most popular gemstones in the world, we can see some other, rare, gemstones like grandidarite and larimar. But maybe you are going to be surprised to hear there are even rarer ones that are pretty expensive. Since today’s fashion is well-known for using a wide array of gemstones, we can expect that the number of them used in clothing and many other different types of usage. But which ones are the most popular? This was the reason we have decided to compile an article where we are going to provide you with the most popular gemstones you can stumble across in 2024. Since there are too many of them to cover in just one article, we are going to select only the most popular ones, of the most popular ones.

1. Tanzanite

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We are going to start this list of ours with a pretty interesting stone, Tanzanite. As you can presume it got its name from the country it was originally discovered, Tanzania. During the first couple of years, it was mistaken for a sapphire. The company that first bought it was Tiffany & Co. back in the late sixties. It can be said that its popularity hasn’t declined for more than 60 years now. The peak of its popularity was 2018. However, since then its popularity didn’t decline and we can say that it is the most popular gemstone of 2024. It can be said that its popularity is surely not going to decline any soon.

2. Tourmaline

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The reason we are placing Tourmaline on the second place on this list of ours is pretty simple. This is a gemstone that comes in literally countless different colors, which is more than we can say for a vast majority of stones. If we are to choose the most popular colors for this year, it should be said that the blue tourmaline has the advantage over all other colors in 2024. Besides the blue one, we can say that the pink tourmaline is the second predominant one.

3. Emerald

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One of the priciest gemstones in the world is surely emerald. This is a gemstone that has a green color and a wide variety of shades that provide a completely different approach to the gem itself. As far as history knows, the first location where this gemstone was mined was Egypt. This gem is perfectly smooth and you are going to be able to see some of the shades located inside it, as we’ve mentioned before. So, there is no surprise we’ve ranked this gemstone so high on this list of ours.

4. Aquamarine

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Probably because of its name, aquamarine is the first stone people think about when someone mentions the sea and ocean. As you can presume, its color is blue, which makes it perfect for the summer months when people are on holidays, usually at sea. Furthermore, it is pretty lightweight so it can be said that it couldn’t weigh you down. Now seriously, this is a highly popular stone that has a lot of fans from all over the world. It is so popular that some cultures actually include it in their traditional dressings. This is one of the most popular gemstones in the world, without a doubt.

5. Azurite

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If you are looking for a description of azurite on the internet, the most common description you are going to stumble across is that it is a dreamy as the galaxy and that it is blue as the ocean. This is a gemstone that can be described as the centerpiece of any kind of outfit that you might find. Furthermore, you can find some more variants like greens and blues. You can be sure that you are going to be asked what is that because of its beauty. We can say that this gemstone is a great choice for any situation.

6. Garnet

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Similar to tourmaline, garnet is a gemstone that comes in a wide array of different colors. Naturally, this array is not as wide as tourmalines, but it is close. However, different from many other gemstones whose most popular variation is of blue color, the most popular garnet’s variable is deep wine red. This is one of the most popular gemstones in the world. This claim can be supported by the fact that this is probably the gemstones that have the most appearances in Hollywood movies. Without a doubt, this is a gemstone that catches the attention of all of the people who are located near it. Maybe it is because of the color, who knows.

Last Thoughts

As you may know, fashion is something that constantly comes and goes, it is a cycling process. When it comes to gemstones, it should be said that their popularity is not something that can be considered a cycling process.

Here we have provided you with a list of the most popular gemstones in 2024. Be sure to check it out.