Unboxing Zircon - Red, Blue & Thermochromic Gems
On today's unboxing, we're playing with fire, experimenting with amazing color change natural zircon! Then, Rebecca & Rob will dive into the science behind this ancient gemstone. Plus, check out different zircons from around the world! Which country harbors "evil" zircon?
Gem Museum Tour | Expert Picks Her Faves
Today, get an exclusive tour of the Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum, courtesy of gemologist, geologist, & exhibit specialist Elizabeth! See fascinating specimens of mineral evolution, unique crystal formations, and gorgeous gemstone jewelry. Plus, get the inside scoop on how it all gets put together!
Tucson Gem Show $300 CHALLENGE: Fire Agate, Tourmaline & Opal Finds
Today, we're taking you to the biggest gem showcase in the world! Rebecca & Christopher are gem collecting on a budget, trying to find the most impressive specimens for under three hundred dollars! Discover the classic beauties and interesting oddities of the 2022 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. From Celestine Geodes to fluorescent minerals to a whole new gem material in a sphere, this one's got it all!
40,000 lbs of Gemstones! Collecting Huge Specimens
A gem sculpture? Gem boulders? Even a gem table? Today, Rebecca checks out gigantic gem materials and specimens of quartz, lepidolite, chrysocolla, and so much more! Discover new gemstones like the Sonoran Sunset, learn the many colors of copper minerals, see an amethyst cathedral taller than a baby giraffe. Plus, Gemstones.com President & CEO Tim Matthews joins us to reveal why we're collecting all these natural gem marvels!