April 2015

Jaipur Auction Results

Gemfields plc (AIM: GEM) is pleased to announce the results of its auction of predominantly lower quality rough ruby and corundum extracted by Montepuez Ruby Mining Limitada (in which Gemfields has a 75% interest) from the Montepuez ruby deposit in Mozambique. The auction was held in Jaipur, India from 17 to 22 April 2015.

Director’s Dealings

Gemfields (AIM: GEM) announces that on 15 April 2015, the Company received notification from Devidas Shetty, a director of the Company (and Chief Operating Officer), of a dealing in the ordinary shares of Gemfields.

Grant of Share Options

Gemfields (AIM: GEM) announces that it has granted to certain directors and employees a total of 6,730,000 options over ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the Company (the “Options”). The Options were granted under the 2010 Share Option Scheme approved at the Company’s AGM on 21 December 2010 (the “Scheme”).