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Gemstones in India Photos


India boasts a fantastically varied landscape as it is known for its vibrant and mystical culture. This stunning country takes up the majority of South Asia and is very highly populated. India is also famous for its mining of diamond, emerald, sapphire, ruby and precious opal. People travel from all around the world to enjoy the stunning gemstones in India.

Since before documented history, India has been a leading source for precious gems, producing some of the most exquisite gemstones we see on the market today. It has even been said that India may have potentially even been the first gemstone source. India is now the world’s largest cutting and polishing centre for diamonds and is considered to be the capital of the global jewellery market.

Gemstone Tours in India 

Take a look at our photos from past tours to discover the wonderful world of gemstones in India. We have been able to capture the essence of gemstone factories, and the fascinating process of jewellery making. The photo gallery also allows you to get a sense of the vibrant local communities and enjoying the beautiful markets and gemstones shops.

With Gemstone Detectives, you can join our escorted group tours where you will have the chance to explore India in a safe and guides way. Our tours offer a unique opportunity to learn from our experienced gemmologist Kim Rix who will share her knowledge, experience and trusted contacts with you.

All of the Gemstone Detective tours include transportation, food, local trips and a friendly tour guide with local knowledge. You will get the opportunity for hands-on learning while you absorb yourself into the local culture. Are you are Looking for your next one-of-a-kind adventure or different kind of holiday experience? Find out more about gemstones in India and the tours we offer, take a look at our upcoming Gemstone Tours.