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If you love colored gems, you will love our store!  We travel the world 3 times a year buying gems from the miners and cutters in Sri Lanka, Brazil, Thailand and Asia.  We were spending so much time in Sri Lanka that we actually built a second home there.  The town is called “Ratnapura” which means “City of Gems”.  There are sapphire mines literally within 100 yards of our home. (click here to learn more about the Johnson's travels in Sri Lanka)

We have a vast selection of Ceylon Sapphires in blue, pink and golden colors.  We stock many rare varieties of gems, including genuine alexandrite, tanzanites and tsavorite (green garnet).  We specialize in bi-color and watermelon tourmaline as well as all the traditional gemstones.


Sri Lankan villagers searching for gem stones.

 


Owner Jeff Johnson negotiating in the Sri Lankan Village of Ratnapura where Ceylon sapphires are mined.

 


Transportation can be challenging!


The family pet?


Our second home in Ratnapura


Working elephant

Phone 810-724-RUBY

201 East Third Street  ~  Imlay City, Michigan USA 48444 (see map)
Tuesday ~ Friday 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday (see you in church!)

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