The Moaning Ocean

The enchanting ocean is our earth’s divine natural resource. Gratify the senses and nourishing the spirit is a blessing of hers. … More

Precious Gems of Sri Lanka Treasured Around the World

During my wonder years, I used to walk on the sandy beds of river Mahawali collecting pebbles. As I searched … More

Chronicles of Sri Lankan Moors

The Muslims of Sri Lanka have been an intrinsic part of Sri Lankan community since the advent of Islam and … More

Humanity’s Footprint

Alone with myself exploring the green canopy the call of nature makes me gaze in awe at her splendor. Despite … More

Revitalizing Nature’s Balance

Human species survive in the kingdom of nature; mankind is perpetually connected to it and totally benefited by the natural … More

Rare Gems Exhibited

It is the enthusiasm of people like you that make the National Gem and Mineral Collection so great and one … More

Desert to Serendib

desert to serendib scheherazade, the mesmerising Arabian Nights thousandth and one story
Zahran tribe Saudi Arabia Al Bahah province pearl ruby chanks serendib now known as Sri Lanka
Kandiyan Kingdom gemmology muhandiram zeyan Lindekotuwa walauwa Nayakkars
Dynasty Sri Lankan gem trade Eventually Zeyan Mohamed Hashim is been entrusted the baton of legacy passed through a multitude of flamboyant characters studded a saga unfolded from desert to serendib. Inspired by the Islamic motto of “wealth shouldn’t be acquired; but shared