In developing contacts with businesses as supplier source of Australian diamonds, it became apparent that many jewellery businesses also needed reliable and Ethical sources of other gem product.
Australia, with its rich mineral, ore, rock and gem deposits, as well as abundance of waters and pearl farms, brings a wealth of product to the Gem industry.
Therefore we have begun sourcing products from other reputable gem participants including smallhold prospectors, small mining operations etc. here in Australia.Hoping to expand the Origin Australia range of products to encompass Australian:
We hope this expands our jewellers ideas and provides inspiration for new creative designs.
Our customers have found the nugget in its organic state provides more inspiration for natural designs and art forms. They appreciate that the true form of gold is worth preserving.
Because of its unique state the gold is slightly higher than Gold price of the day.
The prospector runs a sole proprietor business, therefore as a mining operation has little environmental impact, as prospecting is done my detectors,And not large scale mining and excavating.
Other Gem stone
coming soon will be access to the Australian pearls…..
Australia is recognised to be one of the most environmentally “friendly” areas for pearl farming.
You can read more about Australian pearl farming standards on the Department of Primary Industries website. Needless to say the Australian government pays scrupulous attention to any aquaculture in its waters.
All sapphires are natural, untreated and from Australian mines *
We distinguish between two types of Australian sapphires here, based on cutting centre:
1. Mined, cut and polished in Australia
2. Mined in Australia, and polished overseas
We also distinguish between:
1. special stones as one-off requests (perhaps more for designers)
2. repeatable and orderable parcels (more perhaps for manufacturing jewellers)
Sapphires are sold in parcel lots, unless otherwise specified as single stones.