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African Rubies – Must Invest Gemstone of the Decade

Just over a decade ago, in 2009, African Rubies deposit was discovered in Montepuez, Mozambique. Since its discovery, the rubies from the mine have become some of the most valuable gemstones on the market and show no signs of slowing down. While Burma rubies are the most famous of stones, especially ‘pigeon blood’ rubies, the…

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Thailand: World Colored Gemstone Hub

Thailand is a growing tourist destination, and colored gemstones are probably not the first reason to visit the country you think of. But it should be. Thailand, and specifically Bangkok, are rapidly growing into the world colored gemstone hub. The country has always been a leader in jewelry production and export, but Bangkok now boasts…

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Gemstone trending at BaselWorld 2019

The show has recently finished, but we can clearly say that gemstone trending at BaselWorld will be a great success. There were thousands of jewellers and stores at the show, with tons of guest speakers and more. But what natural stones took the spot light? Which gem shone the brightest? Not only did the gems themselves trend,…

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Demand for Mozambique Rubies in the USA

During an auction, held in Singapore in 2018, the price for Mozambique Ruby sky rocketed. Reaching the same prices as top tier diamonds in some cases. That is $1 million per carat. The rise in prices was four times higher than four years previous. That is huge increment. That is mostly thanks to the mine…

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2019 Tucson Gem and Jewelry Fair Highlight from Starlanka

[add_single_eventon id=”109956″ ev_uxval=”1″ show_excerpt=”yes” ] The history of the Tucson Gem show The first fair was held in 1994 and only had a total of 35 booths. It did not take long for the GJX to become the fastest growing show in the history of Tucson’s gem industry. The show now proudly boasts nearly 700…
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Rubies for sale, get your rubies here!

Rubies for sale on Star Lanka have no rivals in the gemstone market. Mined in the Mozambique region of Africa, this is the most valuable of all African rubies. This is because of its high transparency and brilliant red hue. Coloured gemstones, as opposed to say Diamonds, suffer from supply fluctuations and pricings are difficult…

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Natural gemstones to look out for in 2019

With the new year rapidly approaching us, it is important to know what are the most popular gemstones 2019. 2018 has been a year full of success and good fortunes, and we are hoping 2019 will be even better! The word is that for 2019 designers paid most attention to accessories and jewellery.So, we can…

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Gem Trade Fairs & Show list 2019

As a company, Star Lanka prides itself in attending multiple trade shows, jewellery fairs and other important industry events throughout the year. And 2019 will be no different! What the calendar looks like next year Let’s take a look at the key dates and locations that Star Lanka will be attending next year. Amongst this…