Break Through for Ruby Miner
The Greenlandic company, Greenland Ruby is nearing its first sale of rubies till two international designers and has started a corporation with the international recognized Danish Jewelry brand Shamballa Jewels.
In the autumn 2014 construction works for infrastructure at the Aappaluttoq ruby mine began and since then huge investments has been put in the mining project which has been in production since May 2017. In the past months Greenland Ruby has been in dialogue with many potential customers and this work is now showing results and in a short while the first contracts and sale of rubies will be a reality.
- “It has been exiting and educational and looking ahead there is a long way to the goal, but we now see that our strategy has been right and that the marked will want our products” says Gunnar Moe, Chairman in Greenland Ruby and CEO in Rana Mines.
- “Exactly one year after we started production from our ruby mine we can finally publish that we are ready to deliver our Greenlandic rubies and sapphires to the international marked. Our sale will be executed through preferred partners who will assist in creating value to our unique Greenlandic product. We are very proud to present Shamballa Jewels as our first collaborator and we have had a fantastic week together with Mads and Nor from Shamballa” says Magnus Kibsgaard, CEO at Greenland Ruby
- It has been a magical and inspiring visit to the ruby mine and Nuuk. To follow the ruby production in all stages from blasting, trucking with huge equipment and follow the rocks through all process and sorting stages all the way to the small pebbles of ruby that we use in our microscope pave setting work is such an eye opener.
Our Company Shamballa Jewels is all about storytelling and the Greenland ruby is full of ancient energy from the early days of mother earth and I am certain that this will have great importance to our collectors.
The Shamballa Jewels collection of jewelry with rubies will embrace Greenland and take inspiration from this great Island” Mads Kornerup co-founder of Shamballa Jewels.
About Greenland Ruby
Greenland Ruby is owned by Rana Mines (92%) and Greenland Venture (8%). The Company operates a ruby and sapphire mine in Greenland and has made huge investments in the mine. In the recent months the Company are in the commercialization phase and has contacts with many designers and big customers around the world. Greenland Ruby has offices in New Yorkj, Bangkok, Copenhagen, Nuuk and Mo I Rana.
Shamballa Jewels is a Danish Jewelry brand started by the two brothers Mads and Mikkel Kornerup and they have achieved considerable global recognition with their special design of jewels.