Lanka's biggest gem and jewellery show, Facets 2003, was held
last week at the
Colombo Hilton. It is considered one of the most successful
trade shows in Sri Lanka. Last year it recorded sales worth
US$ one million. Pix by M.A. Pushpakumara shows a visitor
examining a $33,000 black pearl necklace while another foreign
guest looks at some stones.