Gems

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Gems are valuable stones that are primarily used in Crafting. They can be obtained from Mining (either randomly while mining other ores or from gem rocks), as a frequent drop from a wide range of monsters via part of the rare drop table or occasionally given out as gifts from various random events. Many types of gems can be purchased or sold (or stolen) at gem shops, identified with a red gem icon on the map (Gem shop icon.png).

While mining most ore rocks or Motherlode Mine ore veins, players have a 1/256 chance of receiving a gem instead of an ore; this does not deplete the ore rock.[1] Wearing a charged amulet of glory (of any number of charges other than 0) increases this chance to 1/86; wearing one while mining gem rocks increases the speed at which they are mined. It may be worth noting that the gems found randomly whilst mining most ores do not grant any additional Mining experience. Mining gems from gem rocks, however, does grant experience.

Using the Crafting skill, gems can be cut. From there, they can be made into jewellery, which can then be enchanted using the Magic skill, or into gem bolt tips using the Fletching skill.

Items[edit | edit source]

Free-to-play[edit | edit source]

Uncut Cut
Gem GE Price Gem GE Price
Uncut sapphire inventory image Uncut sapphire 262 Sapphire inventory image Sapphire 211
Uncut emerald inventory image Uncut emerald 486 Emerald inventory image Emerald 386
Uncut ruby inventory image Uncut ruby 1,083 Ruby inventory image Ruby 808
Uncut diamond inventory image Uncut diamond 2,846 Diamond inventory image Diamond 1,724

Members[edit | edit source]

Uncut Cut
Gem GE Price Gem GE Price
Uncut opal inventory image Uncut opal 345 Opal inventory image Opal 493
Uncut jade inventory image Uncut jade 133 Jade inventory image Jade 281
Uncut red topaz inventory image Uncut red topaz 2,126 Red topaz inventory image Red topaz 2,740
Uncut dragonstone inventory image Uncut dragonstone 13,318 Dragonstone inventory image Dragonstone 11,411
Uncut onyx inventory image Uncut onyx 2,242,320 Onyx inventory image Onyx 2,173,550
Uncut zenyte inventory image Uncut zenyte 12,511,966 Zenyte inventory image Zenyte 13,820,312

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ^ Jagex. Mod Ash's Twitter account. 11 February 2020. (Archived from the original on 09 May 2020.) Mod Ash: "It adds a gem roll before each ore roll, and if you receive a gem you don't get the ore roll."