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The Curious Gem Now Carrying Fuli Peridot

SourcingJul 09, 2024

The Curious Gem Now Carrying Fuli Peridot

The U.K.-based online supplier will offer calibrated stones under 1 carat.

Fuli Gemstones peridot The Curious Gem
The Curious Gem said it is the first retailer to offer peridot from Fuli Gemstones’ mine in China.
Edinburgh, Scotland—The Curious Gem, a U.K.-based online gem and jewelry supplier, has announced a collaboration with peridot miner Fuli Gemstones.
 
Fuli sources its gems from the Yiqisong Nanshan mine, located in the northeastern region of China called Jilin, which it claims is the largest peridot deposit in the world. 

The Curious Gem said it is the first retailer to offer Fuli peridot. 

It will provide a selection of calibrated stones under 1 carat. 

The gemstones will be offered at a competitive price point, with easy purchasing, no minimum order, and fast shipping from the U.K., said the retailer. 

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The peridot it mines is fully traceable, said Fuli, and it manages every stage of production from mining to cutting and polishing. 

“At The Curious Gem, we are dedicated to sustainability and providing fair-mined, traceable gemstones to the retail market,” said Victoria Brown, head buyer of The Curious Gem, which she founded in 2007.

“Our collaboration with Fuli Gemstones allows us to offer their stunning peridot directly to independent jewelry designers, enabling [them] to purchase fully traceable stones in small quantities at an affordable price.”

Fuli also aims to become the world’s first zero-waste colored gemstone mine through reusing the by-products of peridot mining, such as olivine and basalt.

With construction at the Fuli mine underway, commercial production is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2025, according to The Curious Gem website.

The Curious Gem’s peridot offerings from Fuli can be viewed on its website


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