BRIC is a Bangkok-based gemstone company that specializes in the sourcing, calibration and distribution of the finest rubies and blue sapphires. Our premium quality rubies are mined in Myanmar (Burma) & Mozambique, while our high-grade sapphires are sourced from leading mines in Australia, Cambodia, Laos, China, Vietnam, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Cameroon, Tanzania, and Thailand. Using only the best quality polishing powder and cutting tools, our team of lapidary professionals then calibrate these natural gemstones at our cutting, processing and manufacturing plant in Bangkok ready for distribution and sale to jewelry manufacturers, wholesalers, exporters, retailers, traders and individual buyers around the world. We also work with many of the world’s leading gemstone testing laboratories to have our gems certified for our customers.
After sourcing the best natural rubies from Myanmar (Burma) & Mozambique and the finest blue sapphires from our network of leading mines around the world, the gems are cut, calibrated, and polished at our gemstone cutting, processing and manufacturing plant in Bangkok. Drawing on several years of experience and a high level of expertise, BRIC’s lapidary professionals are highly skilled craftspeople whose expert cutting skills enable them to cut the rubies and sapphires with great precision for optimized weight retention, shape, calibration, brilliance, position of inclusions, optical phenomenon, cleavage planes and color.
Working with high quality cutting tools, our experienced and highly skilled teams of lapidary professionals are able to cut and calibrate the gems in a variety of shapes and sizes. Depending on the requests of our customers, the rubies and sapphires can be cut into oval, round, pear, square and marquise shapes and calibrated into sizes that range from 4mm x 3mm to 10mm x 8mm for oval and pear shaped and 1.00mm to 6.00mm for round and square shaped gems. Our lapidary professionals are also able to manufacture facet-cut Burmese ruby and blue sapphire to the highest standards.
To create the very best final results, BRIC’s rubies and sapphires are also polished to perfection at our factory in Bangkok. Only the best quality polishing powder with very fine grade diamonds (50,000 to 100,000 mesh) is used to polish our rubies and sapphires. The rubies and sapphires are polished to a mirror-like finish in order to aid light reflection from the surface of the stone. In this way, our gemstones are able to retain their full luster and value.
With 60 years of combined experience in the precious gemstone industry, BRIC provides a reliable gem-buying service, offering jewelry manufacturers, wholesalers, exporters, retailers, traders and individual buyers the right product at the right price, whatever the size or volume of order. Ranging in size from 0.10 – 3.00 carats, our quality calibrated gemstones and manufactured precious gemstones are ready to use in gold jewelry of various grades of karat gold, including 10K, 14K and 18K.