The Return of the Gem Hunter - Artinian Gems

May 25, 2016

finding the perfect gemstone

Gemstones have fascinated mankind since the dawn of history.  The trade is still surrounded with intrigue and mystery even to this day.  To become a Gem Hunter takes an adventurous soul and a willingness to explore exotic and sometimes dangerous locations. 

Artinian Gems’ latest finds and exclusive selections

Spectrum is pleased to announce their annual Gem Show featuring Artinian Gems’ latest finds and exclusive selections from David’s own private collection.  This will take place on Friday, June 3rd from 10am to 6pm exclusively at Spectrum Fine Jewelry.  Over 1,000 collectible gems in a myriad of sizes, shapes and colors will be on display and available for sale.  As for prices there will be something for every budget from the investment collector to the beginner rock hound.  Of course, Spectrum’s jewelry design team is on hand to take any gem purchase and make it into a wearable work of art.

From Mines to Market

Whether in the mountains of central Sri Lanka, deep in the mines of Tanzania or at our gemstone cutting facility in Chanthaburi Thailand, Artinian Gems has always sought to bring the greatest value to market. As the Ethiopian, Wello Opals were being discovered, Artinian Gems was there in action, sourcing out the finest. Examples of our opal collection can be seen on the cover of the Winter 2011 Edition of Gems and Gemology, GIA’s quarterly periodical.

In addition to our broad experience as International Gem Hunters, our team also includes, certified Gemologists and world class gemstone artists. Our highly experienced gemstone faceting team is encouraged to think outside of the box and to create their own faceting styles. Whether it is a fine Sapphire, a rare Sphene or a sparkling Blue Zircon, you will love what they create for you, and you can purchase with confidence, knowing that each gem is faceted to the highest standards.You can rest assured, that whether it is a $20.00 Citrine or a $50,000.00 fine Sapphire, your ‘Artinian Gem’, will be worthy of your finest design and setting.


Sri Lanka Gem Hunt from Artinian Gems on Vimeo.


As the world moves more and more towards environmental and social consciousness, buyers are now more than ever concerned about, conservation and fair-trade. Artinian Gems vision in this area starts with our gemstone cutting staff in Thailand.

Each team member is trained and mentored in all aspects of gemstone cutting, as well as in broader, life skills. They are provided with a training materials that involve development of the whole person. They have educational opportunities for themselves as well as their families.  

Artinian Gems has always emphasized, environmental sustainability and ‘Fair-Trade’ gems. That is why we have created a close network of trusted, local artisanal miners and gemstone exporters who help us stay close to the source. Many of them have become family friends. So you can make your Artinian Gem purchase with pride and the confidence that comes with knowing that lives are being benefited at every step.


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