How To Order

How make an order with African Gemstones.

(How to order from Tanganyika Trading please scroll down)

  1. Starting from the Home page, go to the African Gemstones drop down menu located at the top of your screen and click on the type of mineral you would like to view. (Example: Amethyst, Corundum, Tourmaline, etc.)
  2. Once you have selected the mineral type, each page includes an image of the full plate at the top of the page and a table below of specific stone information.  Click on “Add to Cart” to add a selection to your cart.  You can continue to add items to your cart from different pages or Checkout.
  3. To Checkout go to the ‘My Account’ drop down menu at the top and you have two options, you can edit the items in your Cart or go straight to Checkout.  
  4. If you go to “Cart” to double check your order, you can still add or delete items.  When your order is correct, scroll down and click on the “Proceed to Checkout” tab.
  5. Fill out your Shipping address and Billing address (if different than shipping).
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the Checkout page and select your payment preference.
  7. Fill out the credit card or payment requirements.  Note that Credit Card and Paypal charges do cost more than a mailed check or an eCheck.
  8. Click on “Submit Order” at the bottom of the page.


Tanganyika Trading Orders

  1. Email Hilmar Bosch directly with your gemstone selections.  Hilmar’s email: [email protected]
  2. Hilmar will respond with an invoice with payment instructions directly on the invoice.  Your options include:
    1. Mailed check directly to one of his banks
    2. Wire Transfer to his bank