Amante gems - About Us

Amante gems has a long history of selling precious & semi-precious stones to the international market. It is mainly rooted Sri Lanka (The land of sapphires) but has a widely spread network around all the gem producing countries in the world (India, Madagascar and Tanzania).

Our story began 3 decades ago with an authentic gem store located Negombo in Sri Lanka. Within short period of time our parent company became one of the leading precious stone traders in the whole country. There after our business expanded exponentially with the rising demand for the mesmerizing Ceylon sapphires by high profile individuals all over the world. In mid 2012 we expanded our business to Europe and north America. Due to the extensive demand for high end gems and jewelries in Asia,In 2014 we expanded our business to China by opening a store in Bejin. Amante gems Australia is our latest addition.

The philosophy of amante is adding value to your life. In this colorful world where only very few knows what is real and what is fake Amante offers luxury of possessing world’s rarest mineral gifts that comes from the heart of the earth.

Sam Mendis the founder of Amante gems Australia ; is a chemical & process engineer had that ability to chase value from what is rare on this beautiful planet. He is professional & passionate to discover world’s true beauties to the hands of people who would love to own true luxury & extreme beauty.

Presence of Amante in Australian market would open doors to people who would like to own, trade & adding value to their lives by possessing rare gems from trusted & qualified hands. Amante sources gems mostly from our own mines & finds the true quality gems directly from mines. It is the secret behind the low price& high quality as there is no intermediaries that we think would increase the price (but not the value) unnecessarily.

We have a network of getting sources from other mines around the world but we always make sure to get the right product to fit the right price.


About Amante

Amante gems has a long history of selling precious & semi-precious stones to the international market. It is mainly rooted Sri Lanka (The land of sapphires) but has a widely spread network around all the gem producing countries in the world (India, Madagascar and Tanzania).