History

Thai Native Gems was founded by the charismatic individual.  The Late Mr. L.N. Gupta.  In the 1950s, it was the “undisputed source provider” to gemstone wholesalers for 20 years. From the 1960s to 1980s.

The company and its global partners which included offices in:
a) Japan
b) Switzerland
c) Brazil
d) India

Provided bulk supply of rough and polish gemstones like:  Thai & Burma rubies, sapphires, emeralds, tourmaline, garnets and many other gemstones.

At that time Bangkok wasn’t the gemstone center yet. Though it was establishing itself being in near to Burma. Also, gemstones production was starting around Chanthaburi and Cambodia.

L.N. Gupta is on far left

Consider one of the pioneers in the business, Mr. L.N. Gupta help create a large network of brokers and suppliers. Thus was the go-to man for those 20 years.

In the early 1980s, Bangkok started becoming a major hub for supplying corundum to the world. Due to its aggressive mining in Chanthaburi. And Thai government’s business-friendly policy.

Many gemstone wholesalers who bought gemstones from Thai Native Gems. Decided it was time to open their own individual offices to take advantage of the situation.

This change market conditions actually helped the company expand its client base. From only gemstone wholesalers to anyone requiring – high-end gemstones, diamonds and custom jewelry.

The company is now run by the third generation, Tarun Gupta, A.J.P, G.G. (GIA). His primary focus is to educate, search and source all gemstones to any end-user.

Using his grandfather’s contacts, own experience & expertise. He hopes to fulfill the company’s founder mission statement. “The utmost priority in any business is to create and nurture long-term customers. The only way in achieving this is through trust, honesty, and respect”

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