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Kaufman & Kaufman is proud to partner with GIA. GIA stands for the Gemological Institute of America. It's a nonprofit organization focusing on research and education about gemstones and jewelry. Since 1931, the GIA has been a leading authority on all things gem-related. Our Client Number is 300300886887. We utilize their service for all of our 3rd party certifications and verifications of all the gemstones we offer for investment.

Many rare gemstones are highly valued and sought after by collectors and enthusiasts. Here are some examples:

  1. Tanzanite is a blue or violet gemstone found only in the Mererani Hills of northern Tanzania.

  2. Paraiba Tourmaline is a rare and precious gemstone prized for its intense blue-green color. It is found only in a few locations in Brazil, Nigeria, and Mozambique.

  3. Red Beryl - also known as "bixbite," is a rare red gemstone found only in a few locations in Utah and New Mexico in the United States.

  4. Alexandrite - a gemstone that changes color from blue-green in daylight to purplish-red under incandescent light. It is found in only a few locations worldwide, including Russia, Sri Lanka, and Brazil.

  5. Painite is one of the world's rarest gemstones, with only a few known specimens. It was first discovered in Myanmar in the 1950s and is now found in other parts of the world.

  6. Benitoite is a blue gemstone found only in the United States in San Benito County, California.

  7. Jeremejevite - is a rare gemstone found in only a few locations worldwide, including Namibia, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan.

  8. Grandidierite is a rare blue-green gemstone first discovered in Madagascar in 1902.

  9. Black Opal - an opal with a dark body color, which makes its play of color even more striking. It is found primarily in Australia.

  10. Taaffeite - is a rare gemstone that was first discovered in 1945 and is found in only a few locations around the world, including Sri Lanka and Tanzania.

These are just a few examples of the many rare gemstones worldwide. Each gem has its unique beauty, rarity, and value. Kaufman & Kaufman have some of the best gemstone buyers and professionals in the business and an impeccable reputation for delivering some of the finest gemstones in the world.

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