Maybe it is not love at first sight, but andalusite is a beauty that can be surely recognized at a second glance. Once andalusite has captured Read more [...]
I find the story of the “Star of India” fascinating, it is the story of the sapphire with the largest asterism in the world. I discovered Read more [...]
Gemstones have some interesting optical effects called 'phenomena' by gemologists. There is one special effect that stands out to me, it exerts Read more [...]
Unfortunately gems, if found in their raw state, are usually quite unappealing - dull, grayish, just unspectacular.
They can become a masterpiece Read more [...]
Recently there has been so much talk about Tanzanite!
Tanzanite is considered one of the most sought-after gems and at the same time it is Read more [...]
Hello, my name is Viola, for those of you who don’t know me I am going to tell you a little something about myself.
I have been part of Read more [...]