Visiting Sri lanka, don't forget to buy Gems.

Buy Sri Lanka Gem stone while you are in Sri lanka next time. You can ask your travel agent for a gem buying tour. There you can visit to mining pits and can watch the cutti9ng and polishing of the gem. Don't forget to get your receipt if you buy a gem as you must declare it to the customs at the airport when you are returning back home.

They are really excellent investment and also will bring lucky and prosperity to you if it can match your birth sign.These stones are available as ploished and unpolished. Gem stones are found in varities and sizes in and around Ratnapura district. From the ancient time Sri Lanka is very famous for it's gem stones. the naturally found stones are not heat treated or used X-ray to produce different colours. These stones values never decline. There are calibrated cut gem stones too available.They are cut and polished according to their sizes. If you are not sure about these selection, you can always buy the "Navatatnam" which contains 9 different kind of Gems. Thes can be mounted on Gold ring or pendants.

Here are some of the Gem stones which are available in Sri lanka. Most of the hotels in Colombo have gem show rooms, while there are many private stores and dealres too available.

  • Blue Sapphire
  • Star Saphire
  • Yellow Sapphire.
  • Ruby
  • Alexandrite
  • Chrysoberyl
  • Cat'seye
  • Amethyst
  • Citrine
  • Aquamarine
  • Garnet
  • Tourmaline
  • Spinel
  • Topaz
  • Moonstones
  • Zircon
  • Peridot

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