We are  a family owned gemstone company based in Arusha, Tanzania. We specialize in the beautiful Tanzanite stone found only in one place around the world, the Mererani hills which lie less than  50km from our offices. On its discovery in 1967, this rare gem was named ‘gemstone of the 20th century’ by renowned gem experts worldwide. Our 20 year history in this trade enables us to source the most fascinating pieces of this blue and slightly purplish gemstone for our customers. By mining and buying directly from the miners and small scale dealers, we are able to compete in prices of both rough and cut Tanzanites.

Our company is also able to source you the best rough and cut Gemstones such as Amethyst, Aquamarine, Citrine, Zircon, Diamonds, Emerald, Garnets, Rhodolite, Tourmaline, Moonstone, Topaz, Opal, Peridot, Quartz, Ruby, Sapphire, Spinel, Pearls, Alexandrite, Scapolite and Danburite.

Our expert gem dealers go around the world to get the best specimens for our customers. Our own craftsman brand Tanzanite Source Jewellery offers custom made jewellery where we make necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets and rings to suit your choice of stone and design.

Our unique range of jewellery products can be viewed on this site and at any of our outlets (Gems & Jewellery Shops). We go the extra mile in meeting our customer’s needs and expectations in this dynamic and vibrant gem and jewellery industry.

Through its profits Tanzanite Source does support Charity such as; The AngloGold Ashanti Geita Gold Mine Kilimanjaro Challenge Fight Against Hiv/Aids (www.geitakilichallenge.com), Geita Tanzania and the Isamilo Charity Ball, Mwanza Tanzania.


To strive and reach our goals by exceeding the needs and expectations of our customers with continuous improvements in quality, productivity, value, new product offerings and customer satisfaction. We are dedicated to the production of the highest quality products while achieving an acceptable return on investment.
We intend to expand our presence in the marketplace by the development of new products in Gems & Jewelry industry as well as by exploration of other opportunities for growth when presented.


We endeavor for the development of the Gems and Jewelry Industry of the Country from mine to market and to enhance its competitiveness internationally by Facilitation, Technology upgradation, Skill Development and Marketing/Branding.





Gem expert who has traveled all over Tanzania and neighbouring countries in search of beautiful African gems.



Co- Director

Gold mining expert and Tanzanite Gems Dealer