On this page, you can check the name list of gemstones. It is lined up in alphabetical order, A to Z. If you know the name of the gemstone, it will be convenient.
Gemstone name list is good for people who want to know more about gemstones. Please click the link when you see a name of gemstone that you don’t know. You can have new knowledge and information about it. There are more than hundreds of kinds of gemstones and new types are still discovered. Even if you know well about gemstones, you might see names that you have never heard of. Gemstone name list is really fun for gemstone lovers. You can get healed just by watching it.
The numbers of names will differ in each alphabet. You might see a lot of names that starts with A but there aren’t many in Z. Some people would want to choose gemstones by sounds of the names. It is also fun to find rare names.
When you look at the gemstone name list, you might want to know why they are named like that. Some are really easy to guess, but some are pretty difficult to find out.
For example, these gemstones listed below are fairly easy to guess.
a symbol of the moon
a symbol of the sun
a symbol of the sea
a symbol of blood
a symbol of garden
a symbol of angels
a symbol of tiger’s eye
a symbol of a rose
a symbol of citrus fruits
On the other hand, we have to know the origin of words with these names.
comes from the word “topazios” which means search
comes from the word “cor” which means the heart
comes from the word “rutilis” which means shine
comes from the word “fluere” which means flow
Some gemstones are named from its place of production.
produced near the Amazon River
produced in Tanzania area
discovered near the Moldau River
[Libyan Desert Glass]
discovered near the Libyan Desert
Sometimes it is named after the person who had a great achievement.
named after Japanese Mr. Sugi who discovered it
John Pierpont Morgan
It is pretty fun to imagine about the history and the story from the names. This would be a good chance to check them out. Some gemstones are used since B.C. and some are discovered in these 100 years. All gemstones are named many kinds of thoughts. There are gemstones with deep meanings and but some reasons are still unknown. Please make full use of this gemstone name list.