Fire entered the international wholesale gem trade 35
years ago and for 20 years has assisted international
gem buyers, both professional and private. Blue Fire’s
main base of operations is Ratnapura, Sri Lanka, where
we have been deeply involved in every aspect of the gem
trade. Besides our vast collection of Sri Lankan gems
and direct, first-hand experience in gem mining, we
additionally specialize in personalized, guided gem
buying trips and tours within Sri Lanka. We are equipped
to assist in the handling of all of your needs and
requirements including; gem testing, gem cutting, meals
and accommodations, transportation, customs, banking,
shipping and more.
the central base for Blue Fire, is the historically
famous gem producing capital of Sri Lanka. Ratnapura is
located in a peaceful rolling hillside setting at an
altitude of about 1,500 feet (~450 meters) above sea
level and approximately 5 degrees above the equator.
Small scale gem mines litter the surrounding countryside
and produce some of the world’s finest blue sapphires,
pink sapphires, yellow sapphires, purple sapphires,
color change sapphires, chrysoberyl, chrysoberyl cat's
eye, garnet, spinel, zircon, crystals and at least 30
other varieties of gem stones.