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!
How To Make Your Own Gem Specimen!
It's Purple but not Amethyst! Cubic but not Spinel! Today, these gemstone experts will use Chrome Alum to create a unique DIY mineral specimen! Geologist & gemologist Elizabeth finds out what pitfalls to avoid when making these amazing color crystals. Why should Mother Nature have all the fun?
Gems of the North Pole! Alexandrite, Nephrite and More!
In this week's episode, Rob takes us on a journey to the North Pole!! What sparkling surprises will he find along the way? You'll need to bundle up tight if you want to find out!