About Us

With over 30 years' of experience working with the finest gemstones produced in East Africa, House of gems is at the forefront of Tanzania's legitimate gemstone industry. Let us take you on a journey through the history of Arusha's vibrant gemstone culture. From discovery of Tanzanite in the 60's through the emergence of fantastic Tanzanian Tourmalines, Rubies, Sapphires and Garnets to name a few; our fantastic Gem Museum will give you an informative understanding of and a greater prospective on the gemology and geology behind the vast array of Gemstones produced in Tanzania.

Come and see these spectacular gemstones in their rough form, gain a perspective on the difficulties faced by small scale miners extracting them and learn the intricacies on fashioning these rough beauties into spectacular facetted jewels ready to be set in jewelry.