Gemologist vs Geologist: Examining Ruby
This week, Natalie the gemologist is bringing out all different kinds of ruby: rough stones, cut stones, jewelry, and even a synthetic ruby crystal. Natalie brings her friend Elizabeth (the geologist) for an episode of Gemologist vs Geologist. They talk about (and argue about) the value and different aspects of each ruby.
Unboxing Emeralds: Gemologist vs. Geologist
Today, we're diving into the gemology and geology behind the world's most popular color gemstone! Join Rebecca and Brittany as they check out trapiche, emerald slices, emerald jewelry, and even lab grown stones. Get science facts from two perspectives! Explore emeralds from Colombia, Panjshir, and Brazil. Learn the secrets behind how they form and how you can spot a synthetic. Plus, find out where they've been mining emeralds for over 2,000 years!
Unboxing Amphiboles | Tiger's Eye, Tremolite
Amphiboles! Whether you know all about them or barely anything, you are going to learn a lot from today's unboxing! Not only that, but get a close up look at some spectacular specimens! So tune in and enjoy as our hosts Rob and Brittany take you into a deep dive through the fascinating world of Amphiboles!
Unboxing a Gemologist's Spectroscope
Every profession has tools of the trade. Being a gemologist is no different. In this episode of Unboxing, Natalie talks with Claire, who's a former gemology instructor at the Gemmological Association of Great Britain. Claire unboxes a Spectroscope, which is instrumental for gemologists for identifying gemstones.