My only consideration for this particular purchase is that it is from a lot and I don't get to select the specific gem I want. However, I trust GemSelect and they all look good in the picture provided and are all the same approx. size and weight. My only real concern is the star in the star ruby, as I want one that is both clear and shapely.
GemSelect has a vast inventory of gemstones of all shapes and sizes, some you cant find anywhere else. And what you see is what you get. The photos are real of what you get and not just a sample image.
I wanted to buy some gems because I think they'd be cool to have and this seemed like the best website to buy them from. The website is a bit old looking and could use an update to the user interface but otherwise it's great.
Love the site. Huge selection. Have been using it for gem stones for several years. They have pictures and sometimes videos of the actual stone you are getting and a lot of information on the types of stones. The check out is a little different than most online purchases, but have never had any problems or issues. You just end up checking out through Paypal or another bank site.
Express Shipping: $29.90 USD Flat Rate - Full Value Insurance / Most shipments delivered within 3-4 days.
Economy Shipping: $8.90 USD Flat Rate - Insured for up to $200 USD / Most shipments delivered within 7-14 days.
Free Combining of orders - No extra shipping fees.
Pay one flat rate shipping fee for all items per transaction / shipment.
No minimum and no maximum order value.
Order as many items as you like and still pay only one single low flat rate shipping fee starting at $8.90 (Economy) or $29.90 (Express).
All gemstones are natural!
All photos and videos are of the actual gem for sale (No Stock Photos)
What you see is what you get! Shipping actual items as pictured.