March 2012

Standard Life Investments Ltd Holdings in Company

Gemfields Plc (“Gemfields” or “the Company”, Ticker “GEM”) received notification on 12 March 2012 from Standard Life Investments Ltd (“Standard Life”) that on 09 March Standard Life bought 500,000 the Company’s ordinary 1p shares.

Market Update – Quarter ending 31 December 2011

Gemfields plc (AIM: GEM) presents an operational update for the three month period ending 31 December 2011. All figures are approximate, unaudited and, unless otherwise stated, the phrase “carats” includes both emerald and beryl.