Rubyvale Gem Gallery

Rubyvale, Central Highlands Area

Australian Tourism Award winning Rubyvale Gem Gallery is a small family business established in 1988, and now situated in their new shop on Main Street in Rubyvale. For over 40 years Peter Brown has been mining and cutting the local sapphires, and setting them in uniquely designed jewellery. He is recognised as a sapphire specialist and one of the best gem cutters on the Gemfields today.

Visitors to the Rubyvale Gem Gallery see one of the most spectacular collections of rare and valuable precious Australian sapphires in Australia, as well as the gemcutting and jewellery making processes.

Included in the value of each of their unique Australian sapphire pieces is the story. The story of its volcanic origin over 50 million years ago, of the mining methods used to retrieve it from the earth, and the the talent involved to create this sparkling treasure that will be yours to cherish forever. Make an Australian sapphire from Rubyvale Gem Gallery part of your story, your family heirloom.

Enjoy your favourite coffee at the Rubyvale Cafe right next door serving delicious food all day. The friendly staff can help with all Sapphire Gemfields information.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Pets allowed, enquire on booking

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

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