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about saharagems

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S A H A R A G  E M S  was founded in 2008.


I have been collecting Libyan Desert Glass since the year 2000. At that time I was living in Cairo and had been offroading countless times in the Western Desert. In addition to Desert Glass, I also collected amazing Pseudomorph stones from the White Desert north of the Farafra oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt. When I returned to Switzerland in 2008, my passion for Meteorites started after I've met two Swiss meteorite collectors at a mineral show in Berne.

The passion for these stones continued to accompany me while I was living in Kosovo. After a few years in Switzerland, I have been living now since September 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia. I only work together with absolutely trustworthy collectors and sellers worldwide. All the specimens I offer are genuine and are delivered with a Certificate of Authenticity. I've sold thousands of Meteorites, Libyan Desert Glass and many other stones the last 12 years. Some of them to world renowned Universities and Institutions.


As a member No. 8629 of the IMCA (International Meteorite Collectors Association), I commit myself to adhere to ethical and professional guidelines when trading meteorites in particular. I have been selling on Ebay and now also on Etsy for more than 10 years.


You find only positive feedback on the corresponding pages. Links to those and to my Google, Facebook and Instagram pages are available at the bottom of the start page.

If you have any questions, please contact me.

Jakarta - Indonesia - June 2020 - Thomas

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