Gem Collecting for Beginners! | Quartz, Crystals
Ever wanted to start collecting gemstones? Good news! Robert is going to walk you through how to start your gem collecting journey! Faceted gems, rough minerals, and more to show you that anyone can start collecting! Grab your shovel and head on out, your collecting journey begins today!
Cutting Into A HUGE Amethyst Geode!
On today's episode, we're opening our biggest geode yet! It's an Amethyst Cathedral from Brazil & we find a lot more than we bargained for! Watch as we reveal the amazing crystals inside & learn how these natural wonders get their shape.
All About Phenomenal Gemstones: Star Sapphire, Labradorite + More!
Today we're unboxing an array of gems with amazing visual properties! Check out Fluorescent Afghanite, Color Change Fluorite, rare Phosphorescent Night Stone, and many more! Plus, gemologist, Rebecca, will dive into the science of how these unique effects are created.
Unboxing Coral | Fossilized Coral, Precious Coral + More!
In this week's episode, Rob takes us to the ocean floor to look at some of nature's finest organic gems! Both young and old, watch as he unboxes various types of coral such as Red Sponge Coral, Black and Gold Coral, and even Fossilized Coral! You won't want to miss this salty gemventure so grab your snorkel and jump in!
All About Imperial Topaz + a Mystic Topaz Bonus!
On today's unboxing, gemologist Rebecca checks out amazing natural specimens of the rarest + most valuable form of Topaz! Learn what creates this gemstone's special color + where it's found. We'll dive into history + science and give you all the facts. Then, check out a special bonus on the wild visual effects of Mystic Topaz!
Most Fragile Gems | Selenite, Maxixe
On today's episode, gemstone experts are unboxing the most beautiful, fragile gemstones + mineral specimens. Check out 7 fascinating gem varieties! See a crystal finer than human hair, and another that could lose its beauty with a single touch. Learn what factors make these gems so delicate and pick out your favorite to enjoy at a distance!
All About Kyanite | Gemstone Facts + Science
On today's unboxing, we're checking out Kyanite, a unique blue stone with strange physical properties. Learn about Polymorphs, directional hardness, and see some destructive tests for gem identification. Plus cool rough specimens and rare faceted gems!
All About Pink Gemstones | Natural Diamond, Spinel + More!
On today's unboxing, we've got diamond, tourmaline, morganite, and a host of other pink gems you may have never heard of! Check out ten amazing gem varieties and learn how they got their natural pink color.
Rainbow Obsidian, Amazonite, + Jeremejevite | Unboxing Viewer Requests
You asked and we delivered! It's another round of viewer requested gems! With Rainbow Obsidian, Amazonite, and Jeremejevite, we guarantee you are going to see some gorgeous gemstones you've never seen before! With a plethora of hosts to share their love and fascination with these rare gems, you won't want to miss a second!
All About Metallic Gems and Minerals | Pyrite, Cinnabar, and More!
We're unboxing unique metallic gems and minerals! Watch as Rob tries his best not to get fooled by fools gold as he handles specimens such as Pyrite, Molybdenite, Cinnabar, Carborundum, and more! You may need to wash your hands after this episode... Watch to find out!
Unboxing a Million Dollars in Gemstones! Top Grade Black Opal + More!
What are the value factors that make a gem worth more than a house? On today's episode, we're bringing out our most valuable specimens. JTV President and CEO Tim Matthews joins our gemologist Rebecca, to reveal why these stones represent the best of the best. Plus, learn about an exciting new direction for our channel!
All Different Types of Opal | Unboxed + Hands On
On today's Unboxing, we have too may gems to fit in the box! So we're calling in our team of experts to show you all different kinds, colors, and shapes of October's birthstone. See beautiful black opals, white opals, boulder opals, plus rare and exotic types from Ethiopia, Australia, and beyond!
All About Luster + Gemstones
On today's Unboxing, we're checking out the full range of gem lusters, from the adamantine shine of diamond, to the greasy glow of jade, to the waxy sheen of turquoise, and beyond. Natalie is joined by Christopher for a crash course in gemology and a crazy number of beautiful mineral specimens.
Unboxing Aventurine Quartz, Desert Glass, Sphene + More!
You asked for it! Today, these gemstone experts are checking out great specimens -- Shattuckite, Boleite, Aventurine, Libyan Desert Glass, and Sphene -- as we answer our latest viewer requests. Find out what gemstone has higher dispersion than diamond; which crystal is created by seawater; and what unique piece is found in King Tut's tomb. Plus, see a specimen that looks like a "gem waterfall."
Opening Unusual Geodes | Fluorescent, Druzy, Rattlers, + More!
On today's Unboxing, it's a Geode Extravaganza! We're cracking open all kinds of unique geodes - ones that glow under UV light, thunder eggs with fascinating patterns, and more. Whether we bust them open with a pipe cutter or slice them with the saw, each of these strange rocks exhibits its own beautiful array of crystals inside.
Unboxing Diamond Imitators | Moissanite, Danburite, and More!
In this Unboxing episode, Christopher and Rebecca use their skills and knowledge to sniff out some diamond imitators! They may have their work cut out for them though as there are dozens of impostors out there. Will they be able to catch all of the imitators or will some slip through the cracks? Watch to find out!
All About Rhodonite | Unboxing Its Many Crystal Forms
On today's episode, we're unboxing Rhodonite! See rare forms from remote locales. Learn what causes the spider web veining. From bladed to massive to rare faceted gems, check out all the amazing shapes of this unique red stone. Learn why it's a key part of Russian history and the state gemstone of Massachusetts. Plus learn how to spot its many imitators - Thulite, Rhodochrosite, and Pyroxmangite.
Gemstones of the Sea | Unboxing Pearls
Are you ready to dive into another Unboxing? Well suit up because we are about to plunge into some of the world's finest organic gemstones! Float around with Rob as he uncovers Abalone, Mother of Pearl, Baroque Pearls, Conch Pearls, and more! You won't want to miss this school of gems so grab your wetsuit and jump in!
Deceptive Gemstones | Unboxing Apatite
If you're hungry for more gemstones then we may have one that can satiate your appetite and it's called.....well, Apatite! Join Rob as he unboxes gemstone specimens that have fooled gemologists for hundreds of years. You won't want to miss these deliciously colored gemstones!
The Rarest Form of Moldavite? Unboxing Angel Chimes + More!
On today's episode, JTV Co-Founder and Moldavite expert, Bill Kouns is back to unbox a huge collection of tektites. We'll dive into the science behind this mysterious gem. Plus, see (and hear) one of its rarest forms - Angel Chimes!
All About Green Gems | Emeralds, Tourmaline, Tsavorite
Emerald fans rejoice! Don't forget Tourmaline, Tsavorite, Peridot, and more! This episode is a Green Gem Spectacular! We unbox some of our best Green specimens and explore just how these green beauties get their color. So for all you Green fans tune in and enjoy as we explore some of the most beautiful Green Gems you've ever seen!