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Rubyvale Gem Gallery
Rubyvale Gem Gallery
Rubyvale Gem Gallery
Rubyvale Gem Gallery
Rubyvale Gem Gallery
Rubyvale Gem Gallery
Map of Rubyvale Gem Gallery
3 Main Street
Queensland 4702 Australia

Rubyvale Gem Gallery
Rubyvale, Central Highlands Area

Free Entry

07 4985 4388
0408 706 705


Australian Tourism Award winning Rubyvale Gem Gallery is a small family business established in 1988, and now situated in their brand new shop on Main Street in Rubyvale. For over 30 years Peter Brown has been mining and cutting the local sapphires, and setting them in uniquely designed jewellery. He is recognised as a sapphire specialist and one of the best gem cutters on the Gemfields today.

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Visitors to the Rubyvale Gem Gallery see one of the most spectacular collections of rare and valuable precious Australian sapphires in Australia, as well as the gemcutting and jewellery making processes.

Included in the value of each of their unique Australian sapphire pieces is the story. The story of its volcanic origin over 50 million years ago, of the mining methods used to retrieve it from the earth, and the the talent involved to create this sparkling treasure that will be yours to cherish forever. Make an Australian sapphire from Rubyvale Gem Gallery part of your story, your family heirloom.

Enjoy your favourite coffee at the new Rubyvale Gem Gallery Cafe right next door serving delicious food all day, including Nette's famous scones. The friendly staff can help with all Sapphire Gemfields information.

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Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • First Aid Equipment
    First Aid Equipment
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre


  • Fossicking
  • Shopping

Open Times

Note: Open seven days from 0900 to 1700.

Other Information

Children of all ages are welcome.

Wheelchair access with assistance is available.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets are welcome but must be restrained by their owner at all times.

Child Guest Information

Children are welcome.

Disabled Comments

A wheelchair friendly ramp provides access to the shop and cafe for our disabled guests. Toilet facilities for the disabled are also available.

How To Get There

You will find Rubyvale Gem Gallery right in the heart of Rubyvale, which is 60 kilometres west of Emerald. From the turn-off on the Capricorn Highway, just follow the signs to Rubyvale. As you come down the hill and veer left into the town you will see the distinctive boulder and timber building on the immediate left which is Rubyvale Gem Gallery and Rubyvale Cafe.

Open Times

9:00 - 17:00 everyday.
Closed Christmas and Boxing Days, New Years Day and Good Friday.


Perfect weather for fossicking is common in winter months with daytime temperatures reaching the mid 20 degrees. Luckily air-conditioning keeps everyone comfortable in the warmer summer months.

Free Entry

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.