Examining the Cubic Structure: Gemologist vs Geologist
This week's unboxing, Natalie brings on long time friend, Elizabeth (the geologist) on for the fourth episode of Gemologist vs Geologist. The two examine and discuss different types of the crystals cubic structure, the many features and where to find them!
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 Fantasy Cuts w/ Lapidary Artist: Rubellite & More!
On today's episode, Rebecca welcomes Nolan Sponsler, talented gem cutter & goldsmith, to show off his amazing pieces of jewelry art. See unique cuts of sapphire, turquoise, tourmaline, and much more! Learn how Nolan became a lapidary, what advice he has to share, and how he designs these one-of-a-kind gemstone masterpieces.
Don't Take This Rock for GRANITE!
This week's unboxing, Natalie brings on long-time friend, Elizabeth (the geologist) on to examine and discuss the many different types of granite from your kitchen countertops to Yosemite's Half Dome. Watch along as these two give an in-depth look at granite and all of its unique features and characteristics.