Blue and red colors are the coolest and most fervent colors. Purple is their union that combines the high potential of red and calming energy of blue color.

Since ancient times, purple gemstones were associated with power, wealth, royalty, kings, and queens. Being a very rare color in nature, those gems were always adored for their rarity and beauty. You can purchase purple gemstones via


In nature, purple diamonds are created thanks to the high hydrogen amounts during their creation. Since this is not always the case, purple gems are one of the rarest crystals found in nature.

As expected, their price is astronomical. For their beauty and majestic luster, those gems are sought after and most often purchased by gemstone collectors and extremely wealthy individuals.


The situation with purple sapphires is pretty much similar to with pink sapphires that I have described in the previous article. Those sapphires are very uncommon in nature.

While many gemstones found in stores tend to be treated in some way, purple sapphires found in jewelry stores are mostly untreated because they are already very vivid with great natural coloring.

Being second toughest after diamonds, sapphires are a great choice when it comes to buying engagement rings.


Amethyst is well known purple gemstone often used for making the most interesting jewelry pieces. We may find them everywhere thanks to their good price and abundance.

In the past, amethyst was just as precious as ruby, emerald, and sapphire but after huge amethyst deposits were found their price dropped significantly.

This gem comes in every imaginable shade of purple color, from light to deep dark purple. Since it is pretty durable, it requires a little bit of care since it can be chipped or cracked.