Monthly Archives: July 2018

Sri Lanka, a Gemstone Adventure

Sri Lanka, a Gemstone Adventure The name Sri Lanka, known as Ceylon during the British colonial era evokes images of a far off land known around the world for its tea, and among gem enthusiasts for its rich history as a source of fine sapphires and a myriad of other gems. An island state in […]

Tanzanian Gem Safari – A perfect holiday

Tanzanian Gem Safari – A perfect holiday A journey into East Africa Combining family vacations while pursuing the holy gemstone grail has probably been the bane of many a spouse of the avid gemologist. I for one am guilty of such pursuits, however this summer my wife Carol did not complain when I announced that […]