Unboxing Fantasy Cuts w/ Lapidary Artist | Rubellite & More!
On today's episode, Rebecca welcomes Nolan Sponsler, talented gem cutter & goldsmith, to show off his amazing pieces of jewelry art. See unique cuts of sapphire, turquoise, tourmaline, and much more! Learn how Nolan became a lapidary, what advice he has to share, and how he designs these one-of-a-kind gemstone masterpieces.
The History of the Cocktail Ring
Ever wondered where cocktail rings came from? Lucky for you our hosts Rebecca and Rob are here to give you the answer! Diving into the gem history of this spectacular piece of jewelry we will explore how the 1920s, 1950s, and even the 1980s all had a big part in the history of the cocktail ring! Tune in and watch as we bring you a little gem history for you to enjoy!
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 rattlesnake bolo, this one's got it all!
Unboxing Aquamarine | 21 Gems from Pakistan, Vietnam, & Africa
On today's episode, we've got rare natural specimens of Aquamarine from amazing localities. See huge hexagonal crystal formations! Learn how it forms and the herculean efforts that go into mining it. Plus, check out the range of colors in this classic blue gem!