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!
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!
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.
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!