Most Fragile Gems | Selenite, Maxixe & More!
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 & 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 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!
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 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!
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 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. 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."
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.