The Moon Of Baroda: a 24.04 carat canary yellow diamond worn by both Empress Therese of Austria and Marilyn Monroe. A popular myth associated with the Moon of Baroda is that it brings bad luck to its owner if it is carried across the sea.
Amethyst rose / Karur, Tamilnadu, India
Dendritic Agate Cabochon
De Long Star Ruby 100.3 cts. / Natural Sciences Museum -- the light reflects off of star stone In a strange way creating a beautiful pattern
French Violet Fluorite
For my 30,000th pin, the Star of India is the world's largest gem-quality blue star sapphire at 563 carats. Smithsonian.