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The Tanzanite Diaries

Welcome to the Tanzanite Diaries Take a peek at all of the pictures from this week’s episode.     How Tanzanite usually looks coming out of the ground before it […]

The Lore and Legends of Zircon

The month of December brings a range of blue birthstones — Turquoise, Tanzanite, Blue Topaz and our subject for today Zircon. Zircon is commonly seen in its colorless and blue state yet, this stone offers a wide range of colors and folklore behind its history.

Green & Hairy Grossular Garnet Gooseberry

This week on Gem Junkies “Grossular Garnet” Known to the jewelry market as Tsavorite or Mint Garnet One of many siblings in the Garnet family- Grossular is famous for its […]

Mint of the Merelani

       Nestled up in the foothills of Africa’s largest Mountain, Kilimanjaro, is the world’s most famous green Grossular mine. Merelani Hills, Tanzania, is home to some of the […]

2015 Jewelers' Choice Award Entries

In June I begin laying out gemstones to see which ones speak to me for the upcoming JCK Jewelers Choice Awards. Every new design begins whith the center stone and from the center […]