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Auction Update

MRM Commercial-Quality Auction Results

Gemfields is pleased to announce the results of an auction of predominantly commercial-quality sapphire, corundum and low-quality ruby held from 19 September 2022 to 23 September 2022. The gemstones were extracted by Montepuez Ruby Mining Limitada in Mozambique (“MRM”, which is 75% owned by Gemfields and 25% by Mwiriti Limitada). The proceeds of this auction will be fully repatriated to MRM in Mozambique, with all royalties due to the Government of the Republic of Mozambique being paid on the full sales prices achieved at the auction.

Emerald Auction Results

Gemfields is pleased to announce the results of an auction of predominantly commercial quality rough emeralds held from 31 August to 19 September 2022. The emeralds were extracted by Kagem Mining Ltd in Zambia (“Kagem”, which is 75% owned by Gemfields and 25% by the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia). The proceeds of this auction will be fully repatriated to Kagem in Zambia, with all royalties due to the Government of the Republic of Zambia being paid on the full sales prices achieved at the auction.

Record Ruby Auction Results

Gemfields is delighted to announce the results of a ruby auction comprised of seven sequential mini-auctions held in Bangkok during the period 30 May – 17 June 2022. The auction delivered all-time high auction revenues for any Gemfields auction and contained a selection of grades that are typically offered at Montepuez Ruby Mining Limitada’s (“MRM”) auctions of mixed quality rubies. Following the viewings, the auctions took place via an online auction platform specifically adapted for Gemfields and which permitted customers from multiple jurisdictions to participate in a sealed-bid process.

Record Emerald Auction Results

Gemfields is pleased to announce the results of a record-breaking emerald auction comprising a series of five sequential mini-auctions held during the period 9 – 26 May 2022. The auction contained a selection of grades that are typically offered at Kagem Mining Ltd’s (“Kagem”) auctions of higher quality emeralds as well as one special piece. The auction lots were made available for in-person and private viewings by customers in Bangkok, Thailand. Following the viewings, the bidding took place via an online auction platform specifically adapted for Gemfields which permitted customers from multiple jurisdictions to participate in a sealed-bid process.

Record Emerald Auction Results

Gemfields is pleased to announce the results of an auction of predominantly commercial quality rough emeralds held in Jaipur, India from 15 March to 1 April 2022. The emeralds were extracted by Kagem Mining Ltd in Zambia (“Kagem”, which is 75% owned by Gemfields and 25% by the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia). The proceeds of this auction will be fully repatriated to Kagem in Zambia, with all royalties due to the Government of the Republic of Zambia being paid on the full sales prices achieved at the auction.

Record Ruby Auction Results

Gemfields is delighted to announce the results of a ruby auction comprised of seven sequential mini-auctions held during the period 8 November – 9 December 2021. The auction delivered an all-time high for MRM ruby auctions and contained a selection of grades that are typically offered at Montepuez Ruby Mining Limitada’s (“MRM”) auctions of mixed quality rubies. Selected lots were made available for in-person and private viewings by customers in Bangkok, Dubai and Jaipur. Following the viewings, the auctions took place via an online auction platform specifically adapted for Gemfields and which permitted customers from multiple jurisdictions to participate in a sealed-bid process.

Emerald Auction Results

Gemfields is pleased to announce the results of an emerald auction comprising a series of five sequential mini-auctions held during the period 1 November – 6 December 2021. The auction contained a selection of grades that are typically offered at Kagem Mining Ltd’s (“Kagem”) auctions of higher quality emeralds as well as a selection of special pieces. The auction lots were made available for in-person and private viewings by customers in Dubai and Jaipur. Following the viewings, the auctions took place via an online auction platform specifically adapted for Gemfields and which permitted customers from multiple jurisdictions to participate in a sealed-bid process.

Emerald Auction Results

Gemfields is pleased to announce the results of an auction of predominantly commercial quality rough emeralds held from 28 July to 11 August 2021. The emeralds were extracted by Kagem Mining Ltd in Zambia (“Kagem”, which is 75% owned by Gemfields and 25% by the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia). The proceeds of this auction will be fully repatriated to Kagem in Zambia, with all royalties due to the Government of the Republic of Zambia being paid on the full sales prices achieved at the auction.

Emerald Auction Results

Gemfields is pleased to announce the results of an emerald auction comprising a series of five sequential mini-auctions held during the period 15 March – 17 April 2021. The auction contained a selection of grades that are typically offered at Kagem Mining Ltd’s (“Kagem”) auctions of higher quality emeralds. Selected lots were made available for in-person and private viewings by customers in Tel Aviv, Dubai and Jaipur. Following the viewings, the auctions took place via an online auction platform specifically adapted for Gemfields and which permitted customers from multiple jurisdictions to participate in a sealed-bid process.

Ruby Auction Results

Gemfields is pleased to announce the results of a ruby auction comprising a series of seven sequential mini- auctions held during the period 15 March – 8 April 2021. The auction contained a selection of grades that are typically offered at Montepuez Ruby Mining Limitada’s (“MRM”) auctions of mixed quality rubies. Selected lots were made available for in-person and private viewings by customers in Bangkok, Dubai and Jaipur. Following the viewings, the auctions took place via an online auction platform specifically adapted for Gemfields and which permitted customers from multiple jurisdictions to participate in a sealed-bid process.
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