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Amongst the various things that little Sri Lanka is famous for, an origin for a variety of rare gem stones stand atop of the long list. Gaining universal acknowledgement for the embellishment of the Blue Saphire and many other precious gems, the famous moonstone lies amongst many others at the Mitiyagoda moonstone mine, the largest pegmatite vein having a high demand as the best moonstones in this small village.

A few kilometeres away from Hikkaduwa, Mitiyagoda with its 10 mines is known to be the one and only natural moonstone mine in the world. The Village is believed to have been blessed by the moon and hence this mysterious gleaming gem is considered a sacred jewel for centuries. The finest exclusive gems present a bluish sheen from feldspar and are found in high concentrations in this particular mine.
 
The mine allows access to witness and experience the process of mining, cutting and polishing gems in preparation to be sold. You can also visit their very own shop and purchase from a range of gleaming yet charming pieces of jewellery.

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