FIELD VIDEO & REPORT

Sri Lanka, the Gem Island

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With this short documentary you will accompany GIA Field Gemologist Vincent Pardieu and his team as they introduce you to Sri Lanka one of the world major sapphire suppliers. Located in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka has developed for centuries a deep culture about sapphire mining and trading, and it is still currently one of the most active sapphire mining areas in the world.

See also : http://www.gia.edu/gia-news-research-sri-lanka-mining-part1