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Brilliant gemstones, distinctive design.

At K. Alan Smith, Kim is
passionate about gemstones.

He has traveled extensively to source the most beautiful fine-quality and rare gemstones for his Seattle gem shop.

With 48 years of expertise in the gemstone arena, Kim has forged long-standing relationships with great reach. He can procure the finest gemstones from the best sources around the globe.

Imagine the Possibilities

“When it comes to making big decisions around big purchases, I can’t think of a better human to guide you through it than Kim.”

– A.E, Seattle, WA

A Perfect Match

From Australia to Sri Lanka, Kim works diligently to find the gemstone you’ve been dreaming of.

  • Precision cut
  • Perfect polish
  • True symmetry
  • Stunning beauty

Our sources mine and cut only the best-of-the-best natural gemstones. If you are looking for a natural, unheated, and non-treated gemstone certified by a trusted gemological laboratory, you can visit our downtown showroom for a distinctive selection.

Find Your Gemstone

Explore a World Full
of Gemstones

Gemstones can be found in nearly every part of the world, so we work diligently to find the gems that will provide you with special meaning.

Just imagine:

  • A brilliant blue sapphire from Sri Lanka (Ceylon) or Madagascar — regions that produce incredibly vibrant, rich blue material
  • A blood-red Burma Ruby from Myanmar — extremely rare in larger sizes and great fun to source
  • A black Opal from the Lightning Ridge region of Australia — with colors that are explosive in their magnificence


*All of our gemstones are responsibly sourced with full disclosure of any applicable treatments, such as heat. Pretty important details!

So many gemstones, so little time…

Meet Your Gem Seeker

Visit our gem shop in downtown Seattle.

You’ll find: Sapphire, Ruby, Opal, Tourmaline, Garnet, Emerald, Zircon, & Beryl. Plus, exotic gems such as Alexandrite, Paraiba, Chrysoberyl Cats Eye, & Spinel.

At the K. Alan Smith Gem & Jewelry Salon, Kim will find the perfect grouping of gems for you.

So, pick a color, any color!
It’s much more fun to have choices…

Visit the Salon