Emerald Mining News

Gemfields driving proof of origin and greater transparency for coloured gemstone sector

The coloured gemstone sector has no system, globally at scale, that allows gemstones to be confidently traced from mine to market.

5 record breaking gemstones even billionaires can't buy

The global economy is booming and demand for precious jewels, particularly colored gemstones, has never been higher.

PHOTOS: Colombian miners dig for Muzo emeralds

Workers search for the precious gems in the Minero river and the Real mine.

Starlets wanted for emerald trade

Emerald producers are looking for a Halle Berry, Charlize Theron or Jennifer Aniston type.