Color Gemstones of Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia Precious Stones.

Gemstones in southeast Asia are mainly mined in Myanmar the former Burma west of Thailand and because the English / UK tandem don't like the Myanmars the country is kept via embargo restrictions since the WW2 and since the Thai military are good friends with the UK / US tandem the embargo stuff is made in a way so that the Thai make the real money.

Most of the Embargo goods are first sold via the so called "Border Trade" in Mae Sot and Mae Sai to Thailand and after reexported to the world via by gem dealers in Bangkok & Chanthaburi as Thai products often as fakes.

Green Myanmar Sapphire Cabochon

Blue & Green & Pink Myanmar Sapphire Cabochon.


Red Ruby Gemstones at the Mogok gemstone market.