Gems Of Sri Lanka

Gems is a naturally, crystalline of a mineral. Gems is desirable for beauty. It is very rarity and durable. There are more than 30 popular gem varieties. You can book us

Sri Lanka is the world’s most important sources of stones. It’s are proud of us. The Sri Lankan early names were “Rathnadipa”. It is mean in “Island of Gems”. The Gem industry of Sri Lanka has been in existence for over 2500 years. Gems are founded in Sri Lankan Rathnapura district.

Types of Gems

1. Sapphire

This is a most valuable stone. sapphire color from blue to as a diamond. In addition, sapphire colour in yellow, brown, pink and violet.

2. Ruby

Sri Lankan rubies are “pink”. Red rubies are not found in the island. This found in Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Africa and India.

 

3.   Garnet

This is known as the “poor man’s ruby”. It colours from red to brown. This is One of the earth’s most common minerals. And this toughness is Fair to good.

4. Cat’s Eye

This is a Cat’s eye like effect gem known of the chrysoberyl group of stones. This toughness is Excellent.

5. Alexandrite

Alexandrite is also variety of chrysoberyl. which ideally shows a distinct colour change from green in fluorescent light or daylight to red in incandescent light.

6. Tourmaline

That is sometimes passed off as the far more valuable cat’s eyes.  This found Dutch children played with tourmaline because of its ability to attract light objects. The stones were called “ash drawers”.

7. Moonstone

Moonstone are usually colourless to white. The most valuable of the feldspar gems. This toughness is poor.

8. Spinel

Most colours are greyed out. Gahno-spinel is a dark blue or greenish-blue spinel with high zinc content. It’s Star material is very rare.

Gem of the Month

January – Garnet

February – Amethyst 

March – Aquamarine

April – Diamond

May – Emerald

June – Alexandrite, Pearl or Moonstone

July – Ruby

August – Peridot 

September – Sapphire

October – Opal or Tourmaline 

November – Topaz or Citrine

December – Tanzanite, Zircon or Turquoise
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