The Gemfields Group comprises operational emerald and ruby mines in Zambia and Mozambique, exploration sites in various African locations, and Fabergé. The Group’s focus is firmly on the responsible supply of coloured gemstones.
Through Gemfields Group member Fabergé – an iconic name with an exceptional heritage – we help to raise consumer awareness and desirability of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones.
How Gemstones are Mined
Unearthing precious gemstones is a delicate business. Gemstones are small, hard to find and, in the case of emeralds, easily damaged. Despite significant advancements in the methods used, many stages are still carried out by hand.