About Us

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Gemporia offers the very best in stylish, affordable and responsibly made jewellery.

At Gemporia, we believe that beautiful jewellery shouldn’t cost the earth, nor should it be mass produced or run of the mill. But it should leave a legacy, for those who wear it and those who help to make it. That’s why we only use genuine gemstones and precious metals to make our jewellery in limited runs. It’s also why we work closely with The Colourful Life Foundation to aid communities where gemstones are found, educating and supporting them so they can grow as we do.

Our aim is to be original, inspiring and ethical.

About Steve Bennett Steve Bennett
Steve has been established in the jewellery industry since 2004, when he set up The Genuine Gemstone Company. With a keen interest in geology and a proven track record, setting up Gemporia with his wife Sarah was a natural move.
With Sarah setting the jewellery direction, Steve was able to concentrate all his efforts on gem hunting, ensuring the quality and traceability of every stone used in Gemporia jewellery.
From the beginning, Steve wanted to do business fairly. He has always worked closely with the communities his gemstones are sourced from and is actively involved with charities that improve the health and education of the people he works with.
Today, Steve’s knowledge, together with his continued commitment to quality and his ethical approach to business have led to him winning numerous awards and he has gained wide recognition from within the jewellery industry.
Sarah's journey to becoming a jewellery designer was an organic one. Her creative career began in fashion, though venturing into designing accessories allowed her to really find her niche in jewellery design.
For Sarah, Gemporia is a real opportunity to indulge her creativity- her passion for design is at the brand’s core.

While Steve travels the world seeking the very best gemstones, for Sarah, travelling is an opportunity to be inspired. Architecture, fashion, landscapes and people all help to inform her collections. Many of her designs have started life as sketches drawn in a notebook on her travels.

While Steve and Sarah’s commitment to quality and design continues to drive Gemporia forward, outside of work, life centres around their family. Sarah is a busy, hands-on mum to their four children.

Giving back

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Whether by chance or design, most of nature’s precious and valued gemstones are found hidden within developing communities. For that reason, Gemporia’s approach has always been to ensure our business has a positive impact on the people and environments around it.

To date, we have supported numerous charitable initiatives and in 2012 we set up The Colourful Life Foundation, an independent charity focused entirely on improving health and education facilities for the people who live in areas we work.

Donating to The Colourful Life Foundation is our way of ensuring we support projects and people in the developing countries our gemstones come from. And because The Colourful Life Foundation is an independent charity, it can focus its efforts entirely on helping those who need it.

Find out more about the Colourful Life Foundation here
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