27.39ct Opal, Tanzania, Untreated Unheated, from a 1999 deposit, chatoyant (White Pearly cats-eye effect)
We are Gems Of East Africa, www.gemsofeastafrica.com, a London, UK based wholesale and retail, mine direct, gemstone dealer, selling natural, ethically sourced, genuine gemstones in selected facet rough, excellent well-cut faceted stones and rare fine crystals. We have one of the largest stocks of genuine gemstones online, with any sort of treatments (ie. HEAT) clearly disclosed. All sourced directly from small-scale miners at source in East Africa and beyond!
Our Prices Are Literally Mine Direct Prices And We Keep Prices As Low As We Can As We Sell To Jewellers, Re-Sellers, Wholesale Gem Dealers, Designers, Private Gem Collectors And Now On This Site, To Everyone At The Same Low Price, Giving Access To The Whole World, To Selected Stones And Mine Direct Prices. Our Selection Is Probably One Of The Best In The World, We Are 4th Generation Gemstone Dealers And Have A Great Deal Of Experience In Selecting Top Grade Faceting Rough. Our Primary Business Is The Supply Of Finest Quality, Top Grade Faceting Rough That We Source From Small Scale Miners At Source Mostly From Family Owned Mines That Utilizes Local Surrounding Villages In Mining And We Pay Fair Prices To Miners, Without Squeezing Them, So They Are Quite Happy To Supply Us. We Have A ‘Win Win’ Policy For All When Sourcing And We Believe This Brings A Sense Of Goodwill To The Business. Having Done This Business For So Long We Believe That Ethical Sourcing And Paying Fair Prices To Miners So That They Can Build Their Livelihood Happily From There, Is One Of The Most Important Factors In This Business. We Have Tremendous Access To The Best Facet Rough In The World, But Our Stones Sell Fast And Are Priced To Sell Out Fast.
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