To take care of the interests of its members and act as an advocate of policies capable of developing the gemstone business in NigeriaREAD MORE
To have a vibrant and active gemstone market which will be widely recognized internationally through its addition to the National wealth and the Nigerian economy.READ MORE
Any one engaged in mining, cutting or distribution of gemstones in Nigeria is eligible for membership of this association. Being a member of this association allows stakeholders in the industry to work together to resolve problems facing miners and expand the gemstones market in Nigeria.
The association will provide information and access to source of gemstones and link for sellers and buyers. The association will build members network that will ensure common language for promotion and consistent business standard to ensure improved communication and trading of gemstones.
Gemstones are precious mineral crystal which is cut and polished to make jewelry and other adornments.
Gemstones can be classified by their color, translucency and hardness.
Nigeria is known to have several gemstones deposit including amethyst, sapphire, ruby, topaz,
ruby, tourmaline, emerald, quartz, aquamarine, glass, malachite, feldspar, garnet etc.
Providing networking opportunities,
Access to local and international gemstone markets,
Conferences and Exhibitions,
Testing, identification and grading, Certification, Education