On Location

Expeditions to Thailand

Mr. Carmona's expertise as a gemstone and jewelry appraiser is enhanced by his years of travel to global sites that produce diamonds and gemstones. This distinguishes him from his peers and has provided him with a leading edge in assessing value of the broadest possible spectrum of gemstones and diamonds harvested worldwide.

  • Travel in and out of remote mine sites near Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand require creative travelling—in this case by elephant.
  • At the gem market in Chantaburi Thailand, Mr. Carmona inspects rough gemstones for sale.
  • With other dealers present, Mr. Carmona looks for the best specimens of each gem type in the local Chantaburi Thailand market.
  • Near Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand, Mr. Carmona accesses hard to get to sites via 'local' transportation.