November 2, 2021


History of Sri Lankan Gem industry

The chronicles of travelers such as Ptolemy and Marco Polo confirm the long history of the Sri Lankan gem industry. Sri Lanka, according to their records, boasts the greatest sapphires in the world. Sri Lankan sapphires come in a variety of colors, including green, yellow, pink, violet, and blue. Sri Lankan blue sapphires are the best available anywhere in the world. The same color as Sri Lankan blue sapphires is a pale, vivid blue known as “corn blue.” Only the stones of Sri Lanka blue sapphires have this color.

What is the best place to buy gems in Sri Lanka?

If you are looking for the best place to buy gems in Sri Lanka, I would like to name below mentioned 3 places. All 3 places are popular for the gem and jewellery industry.

  • Rathnapura
  • Colombo
  • Kandy

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