Become a gem hunter


We are two French gemologists with a degree and a passion for gemology. Together, we’ll accompany you to the four corners of the world to visit mines, introducing you to both traders and stone cutters, while teaching you the techniques of trading, so to better recognize various stones... and much more…

Small group

Our gemology trips last from 5 to 10 days, depending on the destination. The maximum number of participants is 6, providing a more personalized experience. (Large groups or individuals on request)

Amateurs and professionals

This gemological journey is curated for both amateurs and professionals within the jewelry industry.

Join us

Don’t hesitate to contact us for our registration file for our gemology tour, “gem hunters.”

Gemological travel around the world

Through our trips in each of the proposed countries, you will discover mines, dealers, heating techniques, stone cutters as well as trading techniques, customs law and much more...

Our gemology field trips focus on transmitting the knowledge of the gemstones trade from theory to practice.

Each country has its own interesting specificities to discover. India is more specialized in trade than Sri-Lanka, Brazil or Madagascar, which is more specialized in mining. Russia is a marvelous destination for its museums of gems and the visit of its numerous palaces...formerly reserved for the Tsars.

Your Guides

Benoît Charbonneau

Trained as a jeweler and gemologist at GIA, Benoît invites you to discover his passion for gemstones. Fascinated by stones since his childhood, he never ceases to carry you away in his world of colors and unique journeys.

With more than 20 years of experience in jewelry and gemology, as a trader for the most exclusives jewelers at Place Vendôme in Paris and with artisan jewelers between Asia and France, he puts all of his trading experience and expertise at your service

Ingrid Kintgen

Gemmologist graduated from Gem-A in 2010, Ingrid invites you to discover the fascinating world of gemstones. Passionate about stones and travelling since childhood, she will take you into a world of shimmering shades, offering gemological initiations.

In association with jewelers and traders, this allows her to create exceptional jewelry with a wide choice of quality stones.

Your hotels

Because we believe that your gemology experience should be unique and unforgettable, we have personally selected each of your hotels with the utmost care.

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