Pakistani peridot

Peridot from Naran-Kaghan valley, Pakistan

Posted 08/31/2011  /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

The Naran-Kaghan valley has mines that produce fine Pakistani peridot.  

Read More →

Philippines pearls

Natural pearls from the Philippines

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Natural pearls found by the famous Badjao divers in the past. Minor production of natural pearls and production of golden South Sea cultured pearls at present on the island of Palawan.

Read More →

Arabian Gulf natural pearls

Natural pearls from the Arabian Gulf

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Natural pearls from the Arabian & Persian Gulf that have been coveted for centuries.  

Read More →

Shandong sapphire deposit

Sapphire from Shandong, China

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Sapphire deposit in Eastern China near the city of Shandong. The sapphires are originating from basaltic (volcanic) rocks and often come in deep blue colours.  

Read More →

Hainan sapphires, China

Sapphire from Hainan, China

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Mostly dark basaltic sapphires from alluvial deposit on Hainan Island, China.  

Read More →

Ruby from Jegdalek, Afghanistan

Ruby in marble matrix from Jegdalek, Afghanistan

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Ruby crystals in white marble and nice cut gemstones.

Read More →

Hunza valley rubies and sapphires

Cabochon and faceted rubies and pink sapphire from Hunza Valley, Pakistan

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Small source of rubies and pink sapphires from primary deposit in the Himalayan moutains.

Read More →

Rubies from near Murghab, Tajikistan

75_tajikistan

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Ruby mines near Murghab in eastern Tajikistan.  

Read More →

Pamir Mountains spinel deposit

Spinel from Tajikistan

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

The Kuh-i-lal deposit in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan is known since historic times for its pink spinels of finest quality and large size.

Read More →

Sapphire from Houay Xai, Laos

Rough sapphires from Huay Xai, Laos

Posted   /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Basaltic sapphire deposit in Laos with mostly blue, green, yellow colours. Near the town of Houay Xai.

Read More →