About Us

About Us

Who We Are

Based in Colombo, New World Gem was formed in 1989 by Mr Azmi Sameen who had been in the gemstone and lapidary trade since the late 70’s. With over 4 decades experience in the trade, today our founders vision brings together a combination three pillars- Lapidary services, supplying  color stones, and on-site gem buying consultancy. We are a family based business passionate for gemstones and committed to making strong business relationships with our stakeholders.

Travelling to trade shows since the 1980s we to date exhibit in many gemstone fairs around the world. You can meet us at the GJX Tuscon Arizona, Hong Kong Gem & jewelry Fairs, China gem & Jewellery Fairs, Japan gem show, Munich Germany Mineral Shows.

Building new relationships, travelling and having consistent honest dealings with our stakeholders is a way of business we embody.

We are a member company of the ICA – the International Colored Gemstone Association, board members of the National Gem & Jewellery Association of Sri Lanka (NGJA), organizing members of the annual International Gem & jewellery Show in Sri Lanka– Facets , founding members of Sri Lankan Lapidarists and Exporters Association.

Our Team