Unboxing Garnet | Rhodolite, Pyrope, Demantoid
It's the Connecticut state gem & January's birthstone, but did you know Garnet is a whole family of gems with many colors & special properties? On today's episode, checki out all 6 species of Garnet, plus some rare & unusual varieties. Find out which is diamond-like, which comes from ants, & which has a rainbow of color!
Unboxing Rough Diamonds | Freeform, Macles!
On today's episode, we're checking out all kinds of natural diamond shapes and varieties! Rebecca welcomes Andrew Slesinger, a 6th generation diamond dealer & collector with unique uncut diamonds in amazing rough forms. Learn where these specimens are found, how they form...and why Andrew could be the Dr. Dolittle of diamonds.
Unboxing Spinel | Nature's Identity Thief
Spinel has often been called the great imposter! In fact, some of the most valuable jewelry pieces in history that were thought contain ruby, were actually spinel! In today's Unboxing, Rebecca talks all about this fascinating gemstone, its many colors, properties and just how underrated it actually is!