Faceted Gemstones

Faceted Stones
Our complete line of faceted gemstones makes sourcing stones simple. From artisan cuts to classic faceted, look no further than Rio Grande.
From Mine to Bench
Our goal is to make the origins of our gemstones as transparent as possible. Learn each step a gemstone takes on its journey from the mine to your bench.
Mohs Hardness Scale
The Mohs Hardness Scale, including layman's examples of hardness, is a jewelry-industry guide for over a dozen different gemstones.
Steam or Ultrasonically Clean?
Unsure whether to steam or ultrasonically clean? Reference this handy chart when you need to know how to best clean any faceted gemstone.
AGTA Guide to Gemstone Treatments
Educate yourself and your customers on the various gemstone enhancements and the symbols recognized by the AGTA.

Make Rio Grande Your One-Stop Shop for Gemstones. If We Don't Have What You're Looking for in Stock, We'll Source it for You.

From traditional stone-set jewelry to trendy, one-of-a-kind designs, look no further than Rio Grande to find the perfect gems for your designs. We offer a wide selection of stones from classic faceted round gemstones to artisan cuts and specialty stones

Our selection of natural faceted gemstones includes agate, alexandrite, amethyst, apatite and aquamarine and that's just to name a few. Our mission is to offer the type of gemstones in the cuts that our customers are looking for. So if you're looking for carnelian, citrine, emeralds, fluorite or garnet, you'll find it at Rio Grande. We know that we aren't the only providers of gemstones that our customers may choose from but we are confident that the service level we provide remains unmatched. Go ahead, order labradorite, lapis, moldavite, onyx, opals or topaz from us and we'll give you tips on how to set them and care for them too. Maybe you're looking for a peridot mined in the USA or you're not sure what colors of quartz are available in the size you need. Or perhaps you are looking for a ruby or sapphire and need help with the grading system. Either way, our expert gemologists are here to help you select the natural gemstone or manmade gemstone you need.

Speaking of our service experts, we have a team of graduate gemologists dedicated to helping customers find faceted gemstones that we may not carry or have in stock. We call this service the Rio Grande Gem Source and it's your personalized service to help you find the perfect gemstone for your customers. The Rio Grande Gem Source can source any gemstone you're looking for—and answer any questions along the way.