gemstones Tag

Deep in the hot dim maze of the Russian Market in Phnom Penh, you can find various jewellers' shops. Our gemstone dealer's tiny shop is an oasis of light, air conditioning and sparkling gemstones in glass cabinets. He comes from a family who have been in...

Historically, the rare, deep blue sapphires of Pailin in Cambodia were once the most highly regarded by gem traders throughout the world. The original source of the legendary Pailin sapphires is known to be the The Phnum Yat volcano in the south west corner of...