The Value in African Gems

As the flow of coloured gemstones from traditional deposits has reduced to a trickle, Africa has emerged as the primary source of gemstones feeding our voracious appetite for colour.

However, when we look at the price of a precious gem with an Africa tag, it continues to be ranked below better known sources such as Colombia, Myanmar (Burma), Ceylon, Brazil, Kashmir.

Join us for an in-depth discussion related to gemstones from Africa. We shall discuss African gem history, important discoveries, factors that influence value appreciation, supply, demand, and distribution.