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Hi Marc, This is Amazing! I've never experienced such fast shipping! I was noticed on a Wednesday that my items had been shipped, and on already on the following Monday I had the parcel at home! From US to Sweden in Europe! The Tanzanites I ordered are perfectly just what I requested! Thank you very much Marc! This means a lot for me! I will for sure recommend you further and come back for more orders! Wish you a nice day! Best regards, Queenie H. of Stockholm Sweden (bought loose tanzanites)

Hi Marc, I received my ring today. It fits perfectly, the color of the topaz is beautiful! I almost wish I had chosen a larger stone. Thank you, Mary A. of Modesto CA (bought a swiss blue topaz gold ring)

Cardy was AMAZING! It took 45 minutes. Everyone warned me that I would be without my ring for weeks, and you helped me get away from that. You have been extremely responsive and fantastic for all of this. I really appreciate you, and DEFINITELY would recommend you to anyone I can. You are very much running your business very well. Not to mention, my ring is beautiful!!! Exactly what I wanted. Katie F. of San Francisco CA (bought alexandrite engagement ring)

Hi Marc, I got my ring yesterday.. love it! Looks great! I like the way the prongs are done and the ruby is beautiful! Thanks, Brigitte L. (bought Chatham Ruby and AfricaGems made the ring)

Dear Marc, I have a confession to make. I lost my original engagement ring, a Stuller setting for an asscher cut and a cushion Chatham Sapphire. I wanted a ring that looked close to that original one. You made it happen! Actually, your mil grain work and stone setting was better than the original which was off centered. Thank you. Regards, Christine Y (bought Chatham Blue Sapphire and we made the ring)

Marc, Received the stone. It’s beautiful! We now have a new place to order stones from and feel confident in the quality! Thank You, Clayton M. (bought loose pink tourmaline gem)

Hi Marc, Thank you, I received the stone on Wednesday as you indicated. I appreciate the quick turn around time. Pleasure doing business with you and your site will be one of my top gem shopping sites after this business experience. I did enjoy the extra haribo snack. Thank you once again, Danny C. (bought a round 1 carat loose blue sapphire for engagement ring)

First diamonds are in the mail. Had gone away for a week and nobody at home dropped the mail in the box. Apologies. Picked up my pendant with the new ones and they look beautiful. My next purchase will be emeralds...Thanks, Marc. Li B (bought and exchanged enhanced blue diamonds)

Hi Marc, The bracelet arrived this morning and as you said it looks stunning and I know she will love it. Could you please send a Cert of Authenticity (Similar to the one sent for the 2 loose stones) and a full invoice for the total amount for insurance purposes at my end. If you need to send copies by post please send to, Alan H. (bought a tanzanite bracelet)

Hi Marc, I just wanted to say how delighted I was to receive the Tanzanite bracelet for Christmas. I understand from my husband, Alan, that you were extremely helpful with the making of the bracelet, it sounds like it caused a few problems at times, not least due to Alans bank! I just wanted to let you know that I am thrilled with the bracelet, the stones are beautiful and it looks lovely, so thank you for all your help! I hope you and your family had a good Christmas and very best wishes for a healthy, happy New Year. Kind regards, Sue H. (husband bought tanzanite bracelet)

Hi Marc, I just received the opal and it is gorgeous, as always I am very pleased with my purchase. I was looking at different pendants, it's a Christmas present for my daughter. I saw a multi-gem one that I liked. Item pendant 650870s. Should I order it on line or could you just do it. Also will you extend the 25 off discount on that item? Again, thanks for all your help,Terese U. (bought stunning loose black opal gem)

Good Afternoon Marc, Thank you so much selling me this amazing stone, I can assure you it will be well loved. I thought you might enjoy how much people love the blue spinel you sold me. I posted a few photos on PS last night and will likely post more in the next few days. Again thank you, I really do love it and I am wearing it even as I type this! Katherine S. (bought large blue spinel gemstone)

My wifes stone got here this morning. She was in awe of how gorgeous a stone it was. It is replacing a stone in a ring that was stolen and in our opinion we think it is even nicer than the stone it replaced. Once set we will be whole again lol. Again thank you for having the stone available and for you call concerning shipping. We will certainly recommend you to any of our friends who are looking for QUALITY stones. Doc Mc (bought loose oval padparadscha gemstone)

Hi Marc- just wanted to thank you for finding the 4.4mm size for me, and also for the quick refund on the 4mm. So glad I found your website! Cristy S. (bought loose white sapphires)

Hi Marc, I just want to say thank you so much! The pendant is so beautiful..well done! The bale also fits perfectly. I have a question about the negative ions created by tourmaline..now can one just wear it to experience the negative ions or does there have to be pressure applied to release the negative ions? I'm just curious. Thank you Dawn T (bought custom tourmaline pendant)

Marc, The ring arrrived yesterday and it is gorgeous! Thank you so much for creating the perfect piece with this sapphire. This ring will become an heirloom. Henry G (bought custom spessartite garnet ring)

Marc, Thank you so much! You may have thought it took longer than expected but we thought it was quite expedient. Thank you for continually confirming for us our decision to purchase from Africa Gems. This has been a wonderful transaction. We'll be here all day so as soon as it arrives I'll let you know. Happy Valentine's Day, Jennefer P of San Deigo CA (bought custom emerald ring & band)

I'll put them in the mail today. I want you to know that I really appreciate how amenable you have been. Your A+ rating is exactly right. I will continue to do business with you when I have other needs. My sister has also been checking out the site for sapphires based on the excellent service I received. Thanks again, Jim W.of Bangor MI (bought loose emeralds)

Will do! I'm in Denver on business until Saturday. I'll get it shipped out ASAP upon my return - next Monday most likely. Thank you for all of your help. Especially your guarantee and return policy. Made purchasing the gem online much more comfortable. Ironically, my jeweler also loosely knew your father and had a very good opinion of him. Thanks again Marc! Doug M from Camarillo CA (bought loose blue sapphire)

Marc, Your fantastic customer service makes it easy to support AfricaGems! Looking forward to surprising my wife with the Onyx ring. Regards, Michael S. from Boise ID (bought onyx diamond pendant)

Hi Marc, So far I'm very happy with the sapphire I purchased. My plan is to mount it in a tanzanite ring that I have (the tanzanite is very light in color and I've never been happy with it which is a surprise since it's also a Levian purchase). The setting has two sides with the stone suspended in between. I think the light will catch it magnificently! Thanks for checking on my order! Rita K. from Garland TX (bought Chatham emerald stone)

Hi Marc, Just to let you know that the stone was delivered today. Pitty it is dark now so can not see the true stae, but I am happy to see it here with the certs!I hope to do business with you again in the future! Thank you for you help, patience, Regards Wim D. of Dubai (bought loose oval alexandrite)

the rings have arrived they are absolutely stuning ! i thank you with all my heart and i pay no duties thanks to you THANK YOU VERY MUCH I HAVE NO WORDS TO THANKS !! Mencaglia A of Bucharest Romania (bought two blue topaz diamond rings)

Dear Marc, I just received the four turquoise gemstones that I had ordered. They are beautiful. I am very happy with the quality and will be ordering some more gemstones soon.Thanks Baljinder K. (bought loose turquoise gems)

Marc, I just wanted to let you know that I received the ring today and it’s beautiful, she’s gonna love it! Thank you again for all you’ve done. I was concerned about ordering something liker this over the internet but you’ve made this entire process very easy and your communication with me has been outstanding. Everything was exactly as you described it…perfect! David M. of Atlanta GA (bought custom Alexandrite diamond ring)

I received the Tsavorites Friday and I was stunned with the quality of the stones I received. I was worried about ordering calibrated stones without even having a picture of the exact stones I'd be receiving, but you didn't disappoint. The description said to expect some yellow, I didn't detect any yellow at all, if anything I picked up on a slight hint of blue which is very desirable. Anyhow, I had them set today, they hold their color and are bright in even the worst lighting. Thank you! Greg R. of St. Paul MN (bought Tsavorite gemstones)

Thank you for inquiring about the possible upgrade. The ring is too beautiful to jeopardize its integrity. I now will know the next time to use the chart when ordering. It is amazing how it changes color according to the light source. Thank you again, Lisa M. of Spokane WA (bought custom chatham alexandrite ring)

Again, beautiful quality. Am relieved they finally got here! Thanks for your help Cheers, Sonia R. of Tasmania (bought loose citrine gems)

Hi Marc, I received the alexandrite. The quality exceeded my expectations. Your stone was much nicer than anything that I saw locally. You got a repeat customer! Michelle R. of Chicago IL (bought loose alexandrite) My son delivered the stone and Denice was thrilled! Thanks Marc….a loooong road but all ended as we wanted Thank you for following up Michael D. from Naples FL (bought loose spessartite garnet)

The aquamarine stones arrived yesterday. Lovely color, as are all stones I have received from Africa Gems! They are already set in gold earring mounts and in my ears. Love them! Thank you! Renny B. from Province MA (bought loose aquamarines)

Marc, The ring is magnificent! Well worth the wait. Betty is very happy. The full cut diamonds make a world of difference and show off the alexandrite very nicely. I can't thank you enough for your excellent sales and service. --- If your up to it, I have another job for you. Eugene M from Albany NY (bought custom alkexandrite ring)

Hi Mark, I received the ring today and can not express enough how happy I am with it; great quality and design; it is exactly what I was looking for. Thank you, P.S. gummy bears was a cute touch, Bianna F. from Staten Island NY (bought quartz diamond ring)

Ok no problem. Thanks again for being so great. You have really helped to make a great experience for both of us. Brendan G. of St. Paul MN (bought heart shape blue sapphire)

Marc, The ring is great! We always wanted those alexandrites to stay together, and the bypass ring was the perfect solution. It's always a pleasure to work with you. Your attention to customer satisfaction and quality workmanship are first rate. Thanks, Eugene M. from Albany NY (bought custom alexandrite diamond ring)

Marc, I received my replacement alexandrites today and I absolutely love them. They are perfect. Thank you so much for your quick response, attention to detail and wonderful customer service. Doing business with Africa Gems has been a lovely experience and I look forward to doing business with you in the future. God bless. Lisa L. of Dover PA (bought loose alexandrite gems)

Received ring, sharp. Weird how the cognac diamonds make the silver look gold. Good job. Might have just made a sale for u with the ups man! She is gonna love it. When the shirt man gets my shirts made i will shoot u one out. Mark C from Birmingham AL (bought custom silver diamond ring)

Hi Marc, I hope you remember this ring, one year and a bit later, thought I'd send you some pics. It truly is gorgeous! My baby girl is a May flower, I'll be getting her something in the future! Thanks again! Cheers, Natalie B. of London UK (bought alexandrite diamond ring band)

Hi Marc The jewelry & gems have arrived. Well.....what can I say....Holy Sh... Absolutely stunning! Janetta is in her own little Nirvana! Now she will really bankrupt me! A great big thanks Karl K. from Manitoba Canada (bought many gems)

No worries, I'm thrilled with your service and the quality of gems.I will definitely be back whenever I need more! Thanks much, Rob G of Gary IN (bought loose aquamarines)

The purchase i made was well worth it , i bought a band had it put in the band and asked my girl friend to marry me. She said yes . Thanks again Paul H. from Charlotte MD (bought white sapphire gemstone)

My alexandrite ring was way beyond my expectations. It’s absolutely beautiful and I truly love it. I have waited a long time to get an Alexandrite ring. Well worth the wait. The service was outstanding and the quality was outstanding. Paula L. from Bethesda MD (bought large alexandrite diamond platinum ring)

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AfricaGems has just received a jaw-dropping collection of awesome Green Beryl, Yellow Beryl, and Morganite gemstones. These gorgeous stones sparkle from inside. With fabulous pastel hues of green, yellow, and pink these gems are truly outstanding in luster and brilliance. We have a few excellent matched four piece sets including an out-of-this world collection of Pear shaped gems, one stone each of Green Beryl, Yellow Beryl, Morganite plus Aquamarine! This set would make a fantastic necklace or even collection of necklaces. Stop by to check out the new beauties!

**JUST IN** A Fascinating Collection of Premium Peridot Gemstones
AfricaGems has just received an incredible collection of amazing Peridot gemstones, many from exciting lands of Burma and Pakistan. These gorgeous green beauties shine with high quality cut and clarity. Many boast extremely large carat weights with beautiful proportions. These are truly very fine gems, perfect for that green-eyed special someone or anyone who appreciates true natural beauty in a precious gem.
AfricaGems just got in some must see loose tanzanite wholesale gemstones. This tanzanite collection consists of some exceptionally fine gems. Vivid intense violet-blue colors, many with pink and red flash that is seen in only the very higest grade of Tanzanite. Some very unusual Tanzanite stones like a 100 carat plus sugar loaf cabochon gem and other very large fine quality loose stones. Check them out!
**JUST ARRIVED** A spectacular new Collection of Loose Demantoid Garnets from Namibia
A selection of fine gem quality, faceted loose Demantoid Garnets have just arrived and are for sale now! These special Demantoid Garnet gems have been hand selected for vivid colors, incredible brilliance and unique sizes and fine cuts. Born in Namibia, these intriguing top-quality demantoid gems will be the perfect addition to your gem collection or jewelry creation. The brilliant shades of green displayed in this collection range from unique Yellow/Green to vibrant, bright and lively grassy green, a perfect fit will be found for any color palate. The well-matched pairs would make excellent earrings, a perfect gift for the holidays. With low wholesale price tags, these gems are hard to beat!

**NEW** Select Gorgeous Alexandrite Gemstones Just In
A select few outstanding Alexandrite gemstones have just been added to our collection. These Alexandrites are large in size, stunning in color change abilities, and just breath-taking to see. These fantastic, rare stones will compliment any outfit and skin tone. Imagine one set in a 3 stone ring with diamond side stones, unbelievably unique!

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A stunning collection of eye-catching Paraiba Tourmaline gems have just arrived at AfricaGems. Sourced from Mozambique, Nigeria, and Brazil, these fabulous gems dispay gorgeous shades of vibrant bright blue, magnificent green, and tantalizing teal. These copper-containing gemstones leave nothing to be desired. With terrific cut, fabulous clarity, and vivid saturation these gems steal the show! This new selection offers a few outstanding, large sized pieces which simply must be seen to believed! Enjoy!

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We have just added a wonderful selection, very wonderful I would say of over 150 magnificent loose sapphires. In addition we have a very special rare sapphire gemstone from kashmir. Kashmir sapphires are the gems of legend and this legendary deposit no longer is in production due to inaccessibilty and political turmoil. We have also brought to you significantly reduced pricing on all our loose sapphires. Our pricing is very attractive for these beautiful sapphire gemstones. We also have added some spectacular star sapphires and cabachon sapphires. We specialize in fine quality tourmaline gems of all types. Don't forget to check out the selection on natural unheated sapphires in all varieities Unheated Blue Sapphires
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When we look at a gemstone and marvel at its beauty, we not only appreciate the splendor of nature but also we pay tribute to man’s ingenuity and skill, for a gemstone combines the elements of natural wonder and human toil. Extracted from the depths of the earth, miners find some rough stones with rather unremarkable appearances, yet under their surface lay a hidden sparkling gem. The stones are then cut, polished and transformed into magnificent shining gemstones fit for royalty—talk about an extreme makeover! When we truly contemplate the gemstone mining process we should be filled with awe and reverence for the Earth and her concealed treasures and for the human’s that uncover and actualize the hidden beauty waiting to be revealed.

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Faceted Gemstones have been a life long fascination for the creator of AfricaGems.com, Marc Sarosi. Marc has over 27 years of experience in the gemstone business, from mining of aquamarine gemstones in Zambia to the cutting and polishing of all types of gemstones. You can trust the expert experience of AfricaGems for high quality gemstones and beautiful gemstone jewelry.<

Perfect Gems for the Perfect Gemstone Ring - Loose Stones and Ready-Made Gemstone Rings for SALE
Our vast loose gemstone collection is the perfect place to start to find the right gemstone for you to begin to build your dream gemstone engagement rings. With over 25,000 loose gemstones and diamonds available and ready to ship, AfricaGems is the right place to do your online gemstone shopping.We also offer a considerable array of colored gemstones—such as Alexandrite, Blue Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby, Aquamarine and Tsavorite Garnet—set in the solitaire engagement ring style for a colorful and unique engagement ring. Whether you prefer to find the perfect loose stone and design your own ring, or if you rather find a gorgeous designer ring that is ready-made, AfricaGems can make your dream gemstone jewelry a reality.<

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