Gems are precious stones found through Mining rocks, dropped by monsters, or through panning for gold at the Digsite. Gems can be cut using a chisel depending on your Crafting level and the rarity of the gem. Gems can also be used with a gold bar to craft jewellery.
All uncut gems except dragonstones can be mined directly from Gem rocks in Shilo Village. Level 40 Mining and Shilo Village quest are required.
The following stores sell lower-level gems:
- Andrew Gower accidentally released the ability to randomly obtain gems from rocks on 17 March 2001. This was considered a bug, and was reverted very shortly later. Gems would not be obtainable again for nearly 2 months, when jewelry crafting was properly released.