Red Spinel - one of the fastest growing in value stones
For the last 5 to 7 years, red spinel has taken the lead in the list of the most attractive investment-grade colored stones. Jewelry houses and collectors all over the world are hunting for one-off offers of bright red, scarlet-colored spinel stones weighing over 3 carats. But it is not only the size of a stone that is the main price-creating factor. They are also important:
Color is key when pricing a red spinel. A rich pure red color without any hints of orange, purple, or dark burgundy is important. Our collection offers spinels in precisely these valuable shades of red.
The best specimens come from Myanmar, Tanzania, and Vietnam. The top-end red stones from these regions have the highest investment potential and their price grows by 15-30% every year. It is very difficult to buy such a high-quality scarlet spinel at a reasonable price these days.
Price per carat
The price of the top samples from these regions is thousands of dollars per carat.
Large gems weighing over 10 carats are considered unique and beat all the records, starting from $10,000 per carat. And the price keeps growing.
For a long period of history, various red gemstones were called "lal" and considered rubies until the 20th century. After visiting the Kuhi-Lal deposit in the Pamirs, the famous traveler Marco Polo called the red and pink spinels the "bala rubies", a name that stuck for a long time with these beautiful gems. Spinels of scarlet color, similar to the color of the top rubies, symbolized power. This is confirmed by the large red spinels in the crowns of the monarchs of the Russian Empire, Great Britain, France, and Germany.
Want to buy red spinel?
In our catalog you will always find great examples of red spinel, you will be able to compare prices and understand the approximate budget of your future purchase. Our gemologists will help you avoid speculating with the price of this gem and will be a guarantee of making the right choice.
In addition to the gemstones in stock, our team is happy to offer a custom order service. We will select the best samples of red spinel gems for you based on your requirements and budget.
You can also order jewelry with this gem with worldwide delivery. At the moment we have one of the best full-service jewelry stores with branches in Bangkok, Dubai, Moscow, Geneva and Almaty.