Marc Sarosi of AfricaGems.com, has been in the gemstone and jewelry business since 1984. He started from the bottom up, mining and buying gemstones as a gemstone dealer based in Zambia. Mining and buying aquamarine, emerald, garnets and tourmalines while living in Zambia for 5 years.
After returning to the US full time in 1990, he traveled extensively throughout Africa as a very well known dealer of gemstones, buying rough and cut gemstones in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and South Africa. Recognizing that the internet had tremendous potential, he transitioned from selling wholesale gemstones to the trade and created www.AfricaGems.com in 1998. Bringing beautiful high quality precious gemstones and semi precious gemstones to a world-wide clientele.
AfricaGems continues to gain popularity because of the excellent quality of products, great customer experiences and affordable prices.