Coloured gemstones come mainly from America and Asia and have their own characteristics depending on their country of origin.
Learn about the history of coloured gemstone deposits and mining continent by continent.

map of the world

Visit the countries that produce coloured gemstones by choosing the area of the world that interests you :

Map of North America

North America

Although there are no large deposits, the West of the United States draws attention due to the presence of rare ornamental gems and stones.

Map of South America

South America

Deemed to have the most beautiful emeralds, Columbia has numerous treasures that it strives to protect.

Map of Asia


Asia is a continent very rich in coloured gemstones and is home to producers of the most beautiful rubies and sapphires.