Sri Lanka has been famous for its gems for more than 2000 years. Our National Gem is the Blue Sapphire, one of the most celebrated varieties of gems in the world. Among the other more valuable gems found in Sri Lanka are Alexandrites that changes colour, Ceylon Ruby, Yellow Sapphire, Orange Sapphire, White Sapphire, Star Sapphire and Star Ruby – the gems that show six-rayed stars, Cat’s Eye that looks back at you with a smile and the Pink Sapphire. Other well-known gems found in Sri Lanka include Amethyst, Citrine, Spinel, Almandine Garnet, Rhodolite, Hessonite (Gomedha), Topaz, Tourmaline, Zircon, Moonstone and Aquamarine. Sri Lanka produces more than 50 gem varieties, the largest number for any single country in the world.
We at E.W. Balasuriya source our gems directly from mine owners, where we have longstanding relationships spanning a number of generations. All gems are tested and checked by our gemologists before it enters our inventory. Once the raw gem stones are with us, it is cut in our in-house lapidary where we have experienced lapidarists who know what shape, form and style of cut will best suit each stone. The cutting and polishing reveals the magical luster, colour and beauty of the gem stone, which after rechecking at our laboratory, enters the showroom.

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  • $199
    Weight - 4.05cts  Measurement:     Length – 9.25MM     Breadth – 8.51MM     Depth – 5.25MM Color - Yellowish Brown Cut - Mixed Shape - Triangular Polariscope - Anisotropic R.I –  Pleochroism - Present Spectrum -  S.G. -  Ultra Violet: &..
  • $213
    Weight - 4.32cts  Measurement:     Length – 10.23M     Breadth – 7.08MM     Depth – 4.18MM Color - Yellowish Brown Cut - Mixed Shape - Cushion Polariscope - Anisotropic R.I –  Pleochroism - Present  Spectrum -  S.G. -  Ultra Violet:..
  • $255
    Weight - 34.69cts  Color - Yellow Cut - Mixed Shape - Oval , Round Natural Yellow Sapphires Minium Quantity order - 5 stones ..
  • $260
    Weight - 55.18cts  Color - Honey Brown , Greenish Yellow Cut - Cabochon Shape - Oval , Round Natural Chrysobeyrl Cat's eye Minium Quantity order - 5 stones ..
  • $298
    Weight - 2.16cts  Measurement:     Length – 11.45MM     Breadth – 7.80MM     Depth – 3.90MM Color - Purplish Pink Cut - Mixed Shape - Semi Lunar Polariscope - Double Refraction R.I – 1.622 - 1.644 Pleochroism - Present Spectrum -  S.G. - 3.06 Ultr..
  • $331
    Weight - 3.66cts  Measurement:     Length – 11.90MM     Breadth – 8.38MM     Depth – 4.82MM Color - Purple Cut - Mixed Shape - Oval Polariscope - Single Refraction R.I – 1.718 Pleochroism - None Spectrum -  S.G. - 3.60 Ultra Violet:   &..