Rashid has been with Rubyfair.com since its inception and has risen through the work force to become mine manager after being sponsored by Rubyfair.com to get his appropriate qualifications.
Coming from the mining village Mahenge, where Rubyfair.com ethical mine is based Rashid has very good knowledge of the local area and its people. He still lives in the village with his wife and family.
Rashid’s background in mining and enables him to ‘read’ a seam and follow the line until he can locate a pocket which produces either Ruby or spinel. Rashid also helps select the finest Tanzanite form our coop Tanzanite mine near Arusha in the North. Latest reports from Rashid shows he has located some fine and extra fine ruby which is currently being cut by our in house stone cutter in Dar Es Salaam. Rashid also reports a fine seam of spinel. If you would like to view any of these stones or have any cutting requests please contact us and we will be happy to arrange a viewing.