Gem Rough

Lawson Gems ethically sources rough from all over the world, we often travel direct to the mines to find the best stones and have friendly ties in with mine owners in such countries as, Mozambique, Brazil, South Africa, Thailand, Cambodia and at home in Australia. We also secure stones from trusted suppliers worldwide.

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12.84 Hessonite Garnet Rough
This fantastic hessionite garnet rough has a lovely bright orange colour approaching that of mandarin garnet. The piece is a good shape for cutting and appears to have no noticeable internal flaws, however it may have the typical whisky and...
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5.39ct Spinel rough in light purple colour is ideal for jewellers
This lovely, exceptionally clean spinel rough stone has great colour and should yield a clean, bright stone at least 1.5ct or more in an elongated cut like a marquise or an oval.
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10.68 ct piece of tourmaline rough in grass green colour is ideal for jewellers who want to set as rough
This lovely, slightly bi coloured green tourmaline is lightly included, but could still facet a beautifully stone or it could have an even better yield as a cabochon. The piece has had a window polished on one crystal face to...
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8.77 ct piece of tourmaline rough in green colour is ideal for jewellers who want to set as rough,
This gemmy rough tourmaline is exceptionally clean apart from a black tourmaline crystal just across the surface of one crystal face and only just reaching through the surface of that face. The piece has a blue green (the c axis)...
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1.39ct Mahenge Garnet Rough
This Mahenge garnet rough has amazing colour and a great shape for a good yield after cutting. The piece has wispy veils within the stone so may be better cut as a cabochon, however it would still cut a very...
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1.92ct Trapiche Emerald
This is a stunning example of a trapiche emerald, it is incredibly gemmy with great colour and symmetry and almost weighs in at almost 2ct. Trapiche emeralds are formed in an extremely rare situation when black carbon impurities fill in the emerald...
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2.51ct Trapiche Emerald Single Crystal Pair
This is an amazing pair of trapiche emeralds, cut from the same crystal they match in a lovely organic fashion. The natural crystal edge has been has been left around the edge of the stones making a stunning crystalline six-rayed...
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17.70ct Green Tourmaline Rough Crystal
The beautiful green tourmaline crystal is almost completely internally clean and a great shape for cutting a baguette or emerald cut stone. It should cut at least a 7ct to 9ct VS clean stone if cut as a baguette.. Length:...
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5.67ct Bespoke Pear Shape Rough Cut Aquamarine, modern aquamarine gemstone in pale sea green, sparkling pale blue beauty, bespoke cutting, responsible sourcing in Mozambique, rough aquamarine with bespoke polishing
This unique natural aquamarine has been specially cut in house to produce this wonderful gem. The piece has been cut into a pear shape with the top of the stone being left with its glossy undulating uncut surface while the sides and base have...
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42.66ct Top Colour Aquamarine Rough
This piece of rough aquamarine is a beautiful strong and pure blue. It would be considered cabochon grade and will cut a stunning gem. It was sourced directly from the mines in Mozambique and is totally natural and unheated. The...
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14.69ct Bespoke Rough Cut Aquamarine, modern cut, beautiful aquamarine gemstone in pale sea green, sparkling pale blue beauty, bespoke cutting, responsible sourcing in Mozambique
Experimenting with new forms of cutting in our workshop, this beautiful very light icy blue rough piece of natural, unheated aquamarine responsibly sourced direct from the mines in Mozambique, has had a simple 2 sided pavilion cut beneath it's organic adulating rough...
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17.37ct Bespoke Rough Cut Aquamarine, modern aquamarine gemstone in pale sea green, sparkling pale blue beauty, bespoke cutting, responsible sourcing in Mozambique, rough aquamarine with bespoke polishing
Experimenting with new forms of cutting in our workshop, this beautiful very light icy blue rough piece of natural, unheated aquamarine responsibly sourced direct from the mines in Mozambique, has had a simple 2 sided pavilion cut beneath it's organic adulating rough...
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33.14ct Aquamarine Rough
This piece of rough aquamarine is a stunning blue with warm green undertones. It would be considered cabochon grade and will cut a stunning gem or could also potentially cut an attractive faceted stone. It was sourced directly from the mines in...
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5.68ct Bespoke Geo Cut Aquamarine, beautiful aquamarine gemstone in pale sea green, sparkling pale blue beauty, bespoke cutting, responsible sourcing in Mozambique
In a gorgeous strong blue this natural and unheated aquamarine from Mozambique has been cut into a unique geo cut. The piece has a striking transition from clean to included across the stone creating a unique visual effect. Our geo...
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20.15ct Aquamarine Rough With Biotite Banding
This piece of rough aquamarine not only has an aesthetic shape and surface ideal for setting as a rough gem with its lustrous natural surfaces, but it also has twins groups of bands of biotite mica crystals running across the...
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11.95ct Aquamarine Rough
This piece of rough aquamarine was sourced directly from the mines in Mozambique and is totally natural and unheated. The piece has an aesthetic shape and surface and would be ideal fore setting as a rough gem with its lustrous natural...
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4.96ct Bespoke Oval Rough Cut Aquamarine Sold out
This unique natural aquamarine has been specially cut in house to produce this wonderful gem. The piece has been cut into a oval shape with the top of the stone being left with its glossy undulating uncut surface while the sides and base have...
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7.46ct Aquamarine Facet Rough Sold out
This piece of rough aquamarine was sourced directly from the mines in Mozambique and is totally natural and unheated. It would make a good piece to be cut as a slightly included faceted stone (or very clean smaller stone).The piece also...
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6.01ct Unheated Rough Ruby, , mozambique ruby, responsible sourced gemstones, ruby shard for jewellery design, ruby birthstone for july
This lovely deep red with a hint of magenta ruby is a great stone for both setting as a rough gem or cutting.The piece could potentially yield a cabochon around over 2.5ct and due to its flat shape will will cut a...
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3.25ct Unheated Rough Ruby, ruby birthstone for July, Mozambique ruby, rich deep red ruby Sold out
This lovely deep red with a hint of magenta ruby is a great stone for both setting as a rough gem or cutting. The piece should yield a cabochon around 1.1-1.4ct and due to its flat shape will will cut...
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4.30ct Unheated Rough Ruby, mozambique ruby, responsible sourced gemstones, ruby shard for jewellery design
This lovely deep red with a hint of magenta ruby is a great stone for both setting as a rough gem or cutting. The piece should yield a cabochon around 1.5-1.7ct and due to its flat shape will will cut...
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Green Tourmaline Rod Crystals
These beautiful natural tourmaline rod shaped crystals have a wonderfully elegant feel. They could be easily set into jewellery as is to make stunning and unique pieces. The colour is a warm slightly yellow/olive green and very uniform throughout the...
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13.3ct Pale Aquamarine Rough
This piece of rough aquamarine was sourced directly from the mines in Mozambique and is totally natural and unheated. The piece has an aesthetic shape and surface and would be ideal fore setting as a rough gem with its lustrous natural...
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25ct+ Mixed Watermelon Tourmaline Rough Parcels
This rough tourmaline is a mix of watermelon stones along with straight green or pink and is in sizes perfect for setting in jewellery as is or great practice material for gem cutters looking to make cabochons or small slices. These stones...
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8.61ct Pyrope Garnet Free-form Rough Cut
This unique natural garnet has been specially cut in house to produce this wonderful gem. The piece has been cut into a free-form shape with the top of the stone being left with its glossy undulating uncut surface while the sides and base have...
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7.77ct Pyrope Garnet Oval Rough Cut Sold out
This unique natural garnet has been specially cut in house to produce this wonderful gem. The piece has been cut into a oval shape with the top of the stone being left with its glossy undulating uncut surface while the sides and base...
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9.67ct Pyrope Garnet Kite Rough Cut Sold out
This unique natural garnet has been specially cut in house to produce this wonderful gem. The piece has been cut into a kite shape with the top of the stone being left with its glossy undulating uncut surface while the sides and base...
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316ct High Grade Rose Quartz Rough
This beautiful, large piece of high grade rose quartz was responsibly sourced from the Cabo Delgado region of Mozambique. The piece quite clean for rose quartz and could be used to make a stunning carving or could be cut as...
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410.5ct High Grade Rose Quartz Rough
This beautiful, large piece of high grade rose quartz was responsibly sourced from the Cabo Delgado region of Mozambique. The piece has few flaws and could be used to make a stunning carving or could be sawn into a number...
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3.48ct Natural Burmese Spinel Water Worn Pebble Set
This incredibly beautiful set of three water worn pebbles of spinel has a stunning mix of soft, almost metallic seeming pastel colours. The surfaces are virtually spotless and will face up with beautiful clean, subtle surfaces after setting.  Though similar...
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11.46ct Bespoke Rectangular Rough Cut Aquamarine, beautiful aquamarine gemstone in pale sea green, bespoke cutting, responsible sourcing in Mozambique
This unique natural aquamarine has been specially cut in house to produce this wonderful gem. The piece has been cut into a rectangular shape with the top of the stone being left with its glossy undulating uncut surface while the sides and base have...
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31.83ct Bespoke Oval Rough Cut Aquamarine, modern aquamarine gemstone in pale sea green, sparkling pale blue beauty, bespoke cutting, responsible sourcing in Mozambique, rough aquamarine with bespoke polishing 33% off
This unique natural aquamarine has been specially cut in house to produce this wonderful gem. The piece has been cut into a oval shape with the top of the stone being left with its glossy undulating uncut surface while the sides and base have...
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363ct High Grade Rose Quartz Rough
This beautiful, large piece of high grade rose quartz was responsibly sourced from the Cabo Delgado region of Mozambique. The piece has few flaws and could be used to make a stunning carving or could be sawn into a number...
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