Gemstones of the Sea | Unboxing Pearls
Are you ready to dive into another Unboxing? Well suit up because we are about to plunge into some of the world's finest organic gemstones! Float around with Rob as he uncovers Abalone, Mother of Pearl, Baroque Pearls, Conch Pearls, and more! You won't want to miss this school of gems so grab your wetsuit and jump in!
Deceptive Gemstones | Unboxing Apatite
If you're hungry for more gemstones then we may have one that can satiate your appetite and it's called.....well, Apatite! Join Rob as he unboxes gemstone specimens that have fooled gemologists for hundreds of years. You won't want to miss these deliciously colored gemstones!
Unboxing Diamond Imitators | Moissanite, Danburite, and More!
In this Unboxing episode, Christopher and Rebecca use their skills and knowledge to sniff out some diamond imitators! They may have their work cut out for them though as there are dozens of impostors out there. Will they be able to catch all of the imitators or will some slip through the cracks? Watch to find out!
All About Rhodonite | Unboxing Its Many Crystal Forms
On today's episode, we're unboxing Rhodonite! See rare forms from remote locales. Learn what causes the spider web veining. From bladed to massive to rare faceted gems, check out all the amazing shapes of this unique red stone. Learn why it's a key part of Russian history and the state gemstone of Massachusetts. Plus learn how to spot its many imitators - Thulite, Rhodochrosite, and Pyroxmangite.
The Rarest Form of Moldavite? Unboxing Angel Chimes & More!
On today's episode, JTV Co-Founder and Moldavite expert, Bill Kouns is back to unbox a huge collection of tektites. We'll dive into the science behind this mysterious gem. Plus, see (and hear) one of its rarest forms - Angel Chimes!
All About Luster & Gemstones
On today's Unboxing, we're checking out the full range of gem lusters, from the adamantine shine of diamond, to the greasy glow of jade, to the waxy sheen of turquoise, and beyond. Natalie is joined by Christopher for a crash course in gemology and a crazy number of beautiful mineral specimens.
Unboxing Aventurine Quartz, Desert Glass, Sphene & More!
You asked for it! Today, our experts are checking out great specimens -- Shattuckite, Boleite, Aventurine, Libyan Desert Glass, and Sphene -- as we answer our latest viewer requests. Find out what gemstone has higher dispersion than diamond; which crystal is created by seawater; and what unique piece is found in King Tut's tomb. Plus, see a specimen that looks like a "gem waterfall."
Opening Unusual Geodes | Fluorescent, Druzy, Rattlers, & More!
On today's Unboxing, it's a Geode Extravaganza! We're cracking open all kinds of unique geodes - ones that glow under UV light, thunder eggs with fascinating patterns, and more. Whether we bust them open with a pipe cutter or slice them with the saw, each of these strange rocks exhibits its own beautiful array of crystals inside.