Tranquilityite is a mineral that was first discovered on the moon during the Apollo missions. It’s a silicate mineral made […]
Labradorite under the microscope The flash of a labradorite is one of the most beautiful displays of luminescence one may
Uvarovite Garnet — Photos Uvarovite– try typing this out on an iPhone keyboard. This is a gorgeous mineral that is
LuAG or Lutetium aluminum garnet Not all garnets are red or orange. Some are even lab or man made such
Ruby is one of the four precious gemstones (Ruby, Sapphire, Diamond, and Emerald) and is the red variety of corundum.
What would you do if you suddenly happened upon a stash of 2,000-year-old gemstones in a drain? Although this isn’t
Did you know that General Electric successfully synthesized Jadeite? Jade has been prized since ancient times and is truly one
Artificial Intelligence is shaping the future of gemology, which is something I’ve been interested in studying for several years now.
Spiritually and somewhat physically. Today, while shopping at Whole Foods, I had a deep conversation about self-worth with a stranger.
I am often asked how I got into gems, minerals, and wire-wrapping jewelry, and my path into this world started