Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Sri Lanka's Gem City Show 2024: Ratnapura International Gem & Jewellery

 Sri Lanka's Gem City Show 2024: Ratnapura International Gem & Jewellery

රත්නපුරේ සුපිරිම මැණික් ටික එක තැනකදි එලි බැස්ස හැටි - Gem City Gem And Jewelry Show. Gem City Ratnapura 💎 International Gem and Jewelry Exhibition Sri Lanka – 2024

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In the heart of the gem-rich haven known as the “City of Gems,” Ratnapura, a dazzling spectacle is about to unfold. The National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Industries, Gem Traders, and Miners Associations, is set to host the Ratnapura International Gem Exhibition 2024. This grand event is scheduled to take place in June 2024 at the opulent Hotel Grand Silver Ray.

A Glimpse into the Gem City: Ratnapura

Ratnapura, often referred to as the gem city of Sri Lanka, is renowned for its rich deposits of precious stones. The upcoming Gem City Gem and Jewelry Show is poised to be the largest gemstone and jewellery exhibition in Sri Lanka. This event, known as Gem City 24, is a testament to the pride of Ratnapura and its significance in the gem and jewelry industry.

What to Expect at the International Gem and Jewelry Exhibition

The Ratnapura International Gem Exhibition 2024 promises a glittering array of activities and exhibits:

  • Exquisite Gem Displays: Discover a wide range of gemstones including sapphires, rubies, and emeralds.
  • Jewellery Showcases: Admire the craftsmanship of local and international jewellery designers.
  • Trade Opportunities: Network with leading gem traders, miners, and industry experts.
  • Workshops and Seminars: Gain insights into the latest trends and technologies in gemology.

Attending the Gem Show: Essential Information

If you're planning to attend the International Gem & Jewelry Show, here are some tips:

  • Venue: Hotel Grand Silver Ray, Ratnapura, Sri Lanka.
  • Date: June 2024.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to ship gems from Sri Lanka?

Shipping gems from Sri Lanka involves following the regulations set by the National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA). It is essential to work with licensed exporters to ensure compliance with legal and customs requirements.

Who is the largest gem exporter in Sri Lanka?

The largest gem exporter in Sri Lanka is the state-owned entity, Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Authority. They work closely with private sector exporters to promote and facilitate gem exports.

What gem was found in Ratnapura?

Ratnapura is famous for its blue sapphires, including the world-renowned "Blue Belle of Asia" sapphire. You can explore more about these gems here.

How many gemstones are there in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is home to over 75 types of gemstones, including sapphires, rubies, emeralds, garnets, and many others. Detailed information about these gemstones is available here.

Which is the king of gems?

The sapphire is often referred to as the "king of gems" in Sri Lanka, particularly the blue sapphire, which is highly prized. Learn more about its significance here.

What is the largest gemstone in Sri Lanka?

The largest gemstone found in Sri Lanka is the "Star of Adam," a blue star sapphire weighing 1,404 carats.