The Van Deijl collection includes a variety of coloured stones sourced only from the most reputable suppliers from across the globe and handpicked by our gemologists. Our designers create the most beautiful pieces, handcrafted by expert goldsmiths on site.
The intensity of colour increases the value of coloured gemstones, whereas diamonds are generally more valuable for its lack of colour. The Van Deijl collection includes highly valued gemstones like Emeralds, Ruby and Sapphire; as well as a variety of other beautiful stones: Tanzanite, Aquamarine, Tourmaline, Citrine, Topaz, Opal, Amethyst, Onyx and Garnet, to name but a few.
Proudly and uniquely African, a special mention must be made of Tanzanite, a popular gemstone discovered more recently.
Tanzanite is a relatively soft and brittle stone with a rating of 6.5 on the Mohs scale.
Though the intensity of colour significantly contributes to the beauty of a coloured gemstone, a few additional facts might be useful when making a final choice: