AFGHANISTAN/ MARKET INFORMATION: AFGHAN GEMSTONES/JEWELRY RESOURCES

Below are links to some of Afghanistan’s magnificent array of quality gemstones, jewelry, and other related handicrafts.

Artizan Sarai
Jewelry (lapis, turquoise, jade, ruby, etc.) and textile accessories (purses, pashminas, scarves, pencil cases, etc.) from fair trade-principled Afghan artisans. Also has a showroom in Washington, DC.

Turquoise Mountain Arts
Turquoise Mountain Arts presents a collection of traditional and contemporary accessories, furniture, architectural woodwork, tableware, perfumes and calligraphy; made by Turquoise Mountain and other leading organizations from their historic base in Kabul.

Arghand: Hand-crafted products from Kandahar
Soaps and body oils.

Geovision
High-value gemstones (uncut and cut) and other jewelry items.

Oriental Gems Co.
(website under construction, see pictures of samples below)
Rough Gems, semi-precious stones (esp. lapis), jewelry, etc.
Contact:

Ghulam Rasool Hussaini (email)

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Last Updated: 12/3/11 3:22 PM