Types of Gems
A gemstone (also called a gem, fine gem, jewel, precious stone, or semi-precious stone) is a piece of mineral crystal which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewellery or other adornments. Of course, gemstones ideally need to be beautiful and durable, which are major factors in determining their worth. Rarity is another characteristic that lends value to a gemstone.
As you may have noticed, gems come in a variety of colours. From bright Citrine, stunning yellow sapphires to royal blue sapphires, due to this rainbow of colours, is one of the reasons why we love gemstones.
Use our gem guide to below to understand more about the range of coloured gemstones we mine, source and suppler to our clients, remember you can buy gemstones online via our gemstone shop.
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The market is spilt into two main areas, one is the diamond industry and the rest comes under the coloured gemstone industry. The coloured gemstone industry is growing fast, as more and more customers are choosing colour in their jewellery, engagement rings, and other types of jewellery. Coloured gemstones have been treasured since before the beginning of recorded history, wore by kings & queens. While the golden age of the white diamond starts to slow, it is great to see the love for colour has been rediscovered.
Historically, the coloured gemstone industry has been fragmented and mostly serviced by small independent artisanal producers, scattered around the globe. Now you will see a range of specialist in the coloured gemstone industry and suppliers like ourselves who can provide full transparency to the supply chain. Along with full eCommerce capability making it easier for you to buy gemstones online safely & securely.
We look forward to hearing from you soon, and helping with your gemstone requirements.