Sanctified by picturesque landscapes, crystalline waves kissing the palm fringed golden sandy beaches, misty mountains and friendly people, this island paradise homes an astonishing assortment of vividly coloured precious gem stones. Throughout history, the brilliance of Sri Lankan gems inspired kings, traders and historians across the globe. The legacy continues, as Sri Lanka still holds the crown for producing world class gem stones. Welcome to the ‘Rathna Dveepaya’ or the ‘Gemmed Island’; and be mesmerised by the beauties unearthed every day.