Old Virginia Gem Co. supplies exceptionally rare gems, gem rough, estate jewelry, antiquities, and art to museums, jewelers and collectors worldwide. We cut rare gems for our customers and can GIA cert. upon request.

Exceptionally Rare Gems

Rarest Engagement Gems

Padparadscha Sapphire, GIA Certified, Natural GIA Certified Diamonds, 18k Pink Topaz, to be mounted. No treatment, very rare. Most topaz is irradiated to get this color. Ready to mount. Brazil. Teaberry Pink (also known as Imperial Pink) Malaya Garnet. Very Rare, ready to mount. One of the rarest garnets on earth. Hard enough for everyday … Continue reading Rarest Engagement Gems

How To Buy and Mount Loose Gems.

Buying loose gems is a crap shoot. TV gem sellers promote them like used cars jacking the price up and then lowering it to make you think you are getting a good deal, but are you? Why in the world would they claim a gem is 25,000.00 a carat and then magically sell it to … Continue reading How To Buy and Mount Loose Gems.