What Are the Most Expensive Collectible Rocks & Minerals? The answer to that question changes all the time. Rocks and minerals that are expensive now, for the most part were once inexpensive
Navaratna Jewelry can be worn for astrological benefits. Many find these 9 stones planets ring and pendants stylish. Given are navratna gems for navagraha, effects, benefits and how to wear it the right way.
This blog is about the history, beliefs, and what science has proven about the Amethyst gem.
Flawless natural emerald is extremely rare and is the most expensive major gemstone second only to diamond. This green variety of beryl gets it's color from chromium or vanadium impurities. With the huge increase in...
How to determine the value of gem material in the rough state. What factors come into play and how to determine what a pricelss piece is worth.
Numerous types of copper minerals have been collected from the Lavender Pit and the Copper Queen Mine as well as several small mines in and around Bisbee, Arizona.
Sapphire! A gemstone of choice for many years. This unique gemstone has long been a choice for jewelry because of its high intensity and durability factors.
True yellow jade refers to yellow nephrite, a variety of nephrite. It is one of the rarest types of jades, and can be as light as a lemon, or a dark golden color. They are found in Japan, Myanmar, Guatemala, California,...
Turquoise is a stunning greenish-blue gemstone, that looks amazing set in silver jewelry. But where does it come from and how long have we been wearing exquisite turquoise jewelry?
Many of the most popular lapidary and gemstone material found in the United States come from Utah. Here are some of my favorite gemstone materials found in Utah and the counties they come from.