In a small village Ilakake, in Madagascar, only 40 people lived until 1998, but that all changed when large deposits of sapphires were found in the mainstream of the river. Since then, the village began to gather thousands of workers from various locations, according to gogetnews.info.

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Today Ilakaka is the center of sapphire boom and the source of half of the total production of sapphires in the world.

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