Discover one of the rarest, most beautiful and interesting gemstones on Earth. Thoughtfully and respectfully mined from a tiny plot of land in Australia's far north, and found no where else on the planet, the Rainbow Lattice Sunstone appears to be other worldly, alien, unnatural...
In 1985 two men, exploring Australia's far North, stumbled upon a gemstone the likes of which had never been seen before. The patterns looked manufactured and unnaturally geometric. The first thing most people asked when they saw the polished stones was "How is it made?"
But the stones are not man-made. Nor are they "alien"-made. As unbelievable as it seems, they are a natural phenomena.
These remarkable gemstones are found in a very small, distant patch of desert in the Northern Territory of Australia, just a few hundred feet squared. Rainbow lattice is extremely rare, intrinsically beautiful, and has an otherworldly peculiarity.
Rainbow Lattice gemstones are found on Aboriginal land. It is vitally important to us as a company and as individuals to have harmony with the people whose land gives up these precious rocks.
We have a friendly and cooperative relationship with the local people, the Warrtharre Mob, and work with them to learn and respect their culture. At their request we named our mine in honour of their Dreaming, Utnerrengatye (Rainbow Caterpillar).
We are committed to helping them build infrastructure to enhance their communities, and to preserving the pristine environment.