March 2, 2015

Results – Lusaka Rough Emerald, Beryl and Amethyst Auction

Gemfields plc (AIM: GEM) is pleased to announce the results of its auction of predominantly lower quality rough emerald and beryl from the Kagem emerald mine, held in Lusaka, Zambia from 24 to 27 February 2015. The auction also included higher quality amethyst from Kariba Minerals Ltd, in which Gemfields has a 50% interest.