Canada's premier coloured gemstone wholesaler.

Constantine Barcados’ passion for coloured gems began in Switzerland. He moved to Canada in 1964 and founded C.D. Barcados Co. Ltd.  Today, his children Alex and Susan are the co-owners of the business and share their father's passion for gemstones, excellence and integrity.  We have a team of dedicated professionals focused on providing the best value and service to the Canadian jewellery industry.  C.D. Barcados Co. Ltd. has developed invaluable international contacts and relationships that have been built over many years. These allow us to bring our Canadian customers the best gemstones available from all corners of the planet, whether they are from established source locations, or the latest gemstone finds. As the premiere coloured gem importer and dealer in Canada we offer unparalleled experience and expertise.


If you are looking for a retail jeweller, please contact the Canadian Jewellers Association.


Suite 700,  55 Queen St. E. 

Toronto, ON,  M5C 1R6,  Canada 

Tel: +1-416-863-0982             1-888-436-7123

Fax: +1-416-863-6263


Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 10:00am to 6:00pm (EDT) 

Please see our sister company Paragon Fine Jewellery Ltd., for a selection of jewellery featuring coloured gemstones.