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The El-Dorado Topaz, which weighs a whopping 31,000 carats (13.67 lbs.) currently holds the crown as the largest faceted gemstone in the world. Originally discovered in 1984 in mineral-rich Minas Gerais, Brazil, the pre-cut El-Dorado crystal tipped the scales at a mind-boggling 81.57 lbs.

Largest Faceted Gemstones in the World Are Members of the Topaz Family

The El-Dorado Topaz, which weighs a whopping carats lbs.) currently holds the crown as the largest faceted gemstone in the world. Originally discovered in 1984 in mineral-rich Minas Gerais, Brazil, the pre-cut El-Dorado crystal tipped the sc

The “American Golden Topaz” which is of Brazilian origin, and resides in the Natural History Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, at Washington DC, is the largest faceted golden topaz and perhaps the largest faceted gemstone of any kind in the world. The most commonly available topaz are light golden brown, yellow and colorless varieties.

The American Golden Topaz / A faceted topaz weighing carats, making it the largest cut yellow topaz in the world, as well as one of the largest faceted gems in the world, period.

Weighing in at 325.14 carats and priced well over two million dollars, this extraordinary tsavorite is one of the largest most valuable gems ever to be discovered in East Africa.

Giant Size Top Color Clean Tsavorite Discovered in East Africa. Weighing in at carats and priced well over two million dollars, this extraordinary tsavorite is one of the largest most valuable gems ever to be discovered in East Africa.

Great Blue Sapphire of Louis XIV. During the 17th cent, a Roman prince named Ruspoli sold it to a salesman, who sold it to King Louis XIV before 1691. The Ruspoli jewel escaped confiscation & theft during Revolution, probably saved by its peculiar form. In 1796, the revolutionary government allowed the Museum to choose a few gems for educational purposes. Today the Ruspoli Sapphire can be viewed in the Muséum National D’Histoire Naturelle

The carat flawless Ruspoli Sapphire aka The Grand Sapphire of Louis XIV of France. Today the sapphire resides in the Paris Museum of Natural History. The sapphire is probably originally from Ceylon (Sri Lanka).

World's largest emerald. 57,500 carats.

Funny pictures about World's largest emerald. Oh, and cool pics about World's largest emerald. Also, World's largest emerald photos.

Large Mystic Topaz Gemstone -large  - cushion cut rectangular faceted gemstone -  Rainbow Topaz -  emerald cut quartz colorful big. $45.00, via Etsy.

large mystic topaz gemstone - large - cushion cut rectangular faceted gemstone - rainbow topaz - emerald cut quartz colorful - via etsy.

Petroleum trapped inside a Quartz crystal. And it is fluorescent!

Petroleum trapped inside a Quartz crystal. The petroleum is yellow and fluoresces light blue under short and long wave UV. More pics at website!

Rainbow Lattice Sunstone, Hart's Range, Northern Territory, Australia. Feldspar with Ilmenite and Hematite inclusions.

Crystal pride Yes this is natural, Rainbow Lattice Sunstone from Mud Tank, Northern Territory, Australia *Photo : © Kathy Kirk, thanks Amazing Geologist for postting

"Australian boulder Opals/ like trapped lightening or dragon eggs!"

Australian boulder Opals/ like trapped lightning or dragon eggs!

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