World Class BEEHIVE INDUSTRIES (pvt)ltd

History Of Beehive Industries

Lapidary Industry in Sri Lanka

At present the country is positioned in the global market as a source of supply of high quality gems and is also a quality cutting and finishing center, producing stones that meet the highest standard.




  • 1997
  • Beehive Industries Pvt. Ltd in its present form was incorporated under the Registrar of Business in Sri Lanka in the year of 1997 with foreign collaboration.
  • The Company has also obtained Board of Investment (BOI) status in Sri Lanka in the same year which has enabled it to provide better lapidary services to the Export Market. Over the years we have trained and employed over 4,000 gem cutters and currently provided over 150 employment opportunities.
  • Board of Directors
    • Chairman - Mr. Christopher S. Masters, a U.K. citizen residing in Sri Lanka
    • Directress - Mrs. P. R. M. Polgampola.
    • Shareholder - Mr. Rohitha Premalal Perera.
    • Shareholder - Mr. John M Bachman, a U.S.A citizen

Vision

To be the most prominent Sri Lankan Lapidary in the International Market.

Mission

Processing and exporting high Quality cut and polished Gem Stones through adding standard values whilst satisfying of all customers, employees and achieving global competitiveness.

Values

  • Courtesy
  • Trustworthiness
  • Transparency
  • Customer Care
  • Environment Friendliness
  • Sustainability

Our Services

  • ☼ Providing gem Cutting & Polishing Services.
  • ☼ Supplying cut and finished gem stones including precious and semi precious.
  • ☼ Providing gem cutting & polishing training for local and international apprentices.

For more than 20 years our team has focused on working on the best quality in Gem cutting and polishing. High quality is our main concern. Our cutters have all the talent and ability to cut and polish gem stones by securing maximum beauty and the finest quality.

What we have worked with


We have worked with the below mentioned gem varieties which are mined in Sri Lanka or imported freely into the country.


Corundum Family Gemstones such as Blue Sapphire, Ruby, Star Sapphire, Star Ruby, Yellow sapphire, Golden Sapphire, Padparadscha, Pink Sapphire and White Sapphire.

Gem Stones such as Chrysoberyl Cat’s Eye, Chrysoberyl, Emerald, Alexandrite, Spinel, Topaz, Aquamarine, Beryl, Zircon, Garnet, Tourmaline, Amethyst, Moonstone, Scapolite, Opal, Sphene.SAPPRINE,MORGANITE.

Uncommon & Rare stonessuch as Sinhalite, Kornerupine, Andalusite, Apatite, Scapolite, Cordierite, Diopside, ensttite, Taaffeite, Diaspore, Lazulite, Clinozoisite, Azinite, Euclase, Kyanite, Dumortierite, Fibrolite, Hambergite, , Paragasites, Kunzite, Ekanite, Petalit, Axinite and manganotantalite.

Synthetic gem StonesSynthetic gem Stonessuch as Corundum, Spinel, Quartz, Cubic Zirconia, Carbosil .

Our Product Range


We have the best talented team to produce a variety of cuts and shapes such as


Emerald Zircon Flower (Portuguese) Brilliant (Diamond) Step
Princess Barion Rose Cabochon
Briolette Gerry Half Moon Baguette
Cushion Octagon Oval Pear
Trillion Triangle Kite Heart
Teardrop


Our Cutting Rates & Prices

Our cutting rates and prices of the cut and polished gemstones varies on size and variety of the gem stone. All the rates and prices are negotiable once the cutting order or supply orders have been received.

Training Courses for Gem Cutting and Polishing


While considering the remarkable demand for the gem cutting Technicians from the local and foreign Labour markets ,our company has planned to conduct short term and long term in-house training programs of gem cutting polishing in four (5) levels as mention below.



  • 01-Awarness course
  •     Durration-7 days
  •     Course fee - 1 Local Student Rs.5, 000.00
  •        Course contents
  •          * Introduction to gem Identification
  •          * Introduction to gem cutting machinery and equipment
  •          * Introduction to gem cutting methods and standards
  •          * Introduction to Pre-forming and Calibrating
  •          * Introduction to quality controlling
  •          * Practical Training on Basic Gem Cutting
  •          * Field Visit
  • 02-Basic course
  •     Duration –one month
  •     Course fee - 1 Local Student Rs.10, 000.00
  •        Course contents
  •          * Introduction to gem identification.
  •          * Identification of gem cutting machine and equipments.
  •          * Practical tanning on pre-forming and calibrating.
  •          * Practical training on three (3) basic Shapes &cuts. (Round, Oval and Marques) & (Brilliant, Flower, Fancy)
  •          * Quality Controlling
  •          * Field visit
  • 03-Intermidiate Course
  •     Duration Three month
  •     Course fee - 1 Local Student Rs.30, 000.00
  •        Course contents
  •          * Basic concept of Gemology
  •          * Identification of gem stones.
  •          * Introduction to gem cutting standards and methods.
  •          * Practical training on pre-forming and calibrating.
  •          * Practical training on six (6) Shapes &cuts (Round, Oval , Octagon, Pear, Heart, Marques) & (Brilliant, Flower, Fancy, steps, zircon, Seizer)
  •          * Quality Controlling.
  •          * Field visit.
  • 04-Certificate Course
  •     Duration Six month
  •     Course fee - 1 Local Student Rs.50, 000.00
  •        Course contents
  •          * Basic concept of Gemology
  •          * Identification of gem stones.(Natural and Artificial)
  •          * Introduction to gem cutting standards and methods.
  •          * Practical training on pre-forming and calibrating
  •          * Practical training on six (6) Shapes &cuts (Round, Oval, Octagon, Pear, Heart, Marques) & (Brilliant, Flower, Fancy, steps, zircon, Seizer)
  •          * Quality Controlling.
  •          * Colour Grading of gem stones
  •          * Field visit.
  • 05-Diploma Course
  •     Duration-one year
  •     Course fee - 1 Local Student Rs.120, 000.00
  •        Course contents
  •          * Concept of Gemology
  •          * Identification of gem stones.
  •          * Introduction to gem cutting methods and standards.
  •          * Practical training on pre-forming and calibrating.
  •          * Practical training on six (6) cuts and polishing (brilliant, pear, oval, octagon and marques)
  •          * Quality Controlling
  •          * Colour Grading of gem stones
  •          * Field visit.

Fees for the Overseas Students 65 US $ per day including food and logging.


Those who are willing to follow the above mentioned courses please contact us for more details.



Our Production Capacity


  • ¥ Providing gem Cutting & Polishing Services.

  • ¥ Supplying cut and finished gem stones including precious and semi precious.

  • ¥ Providing gem cutting & polishing training for local and international apprentices.



Competitive Edge


  • 1. A business-friendly government that provides a wide array of tax incentives with a minimum of formalities.

  • 2. Duty free import of raw materials including rough gem stones.

  • 3. An active member of international coloured gem stones associations (IEA).

  • 4. The ATA Carnet system is in operation in Sri Lanka and the issuing authority is the international Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka.

  • 5. The country is a signatory with the United Nations international Labor Organization on Labor including those laws on Child Labor.

  • 6. Fiscal incentives are entitled to both parties (buyers and seller) under the BOI Status.



Mode of Payments


Payments are accepted in US dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros.


Social Responsibilities


Our Company contributes to,


  • ♦ Vocational Training for youth.

  • ♦ Contributions given to the Lion Club Kuruwita 306C enables to conduct community development programs.

  • ♦ Providing Jobs to many in poverty stricken areas

  • ♦ Continuous projects for helping the underprivileged

Contact us When you need


If you have business inquiries or other questions, please fill out the following form to contact us. Thank you.


Visit Us


Beehive Industries (Pvt) Ltd
Industrial Zone – Stage 1
Paradise, Kuruwita (70500)
Sri Lanka

Call Us


Tele - +94(45)2262694
Fax - +94(45)2262298

Mail Us


Email : - beehiveindustries@gmail.com,
beehivenew1@sltnet.lk,