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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 […]

Turquoise- If it's good enough for Marie..

Thanks for tuning into the latest installment of Gem Junkies. Thanks to popular demand we covered a very special gemstone this week- and a new one for Brecken’s shopping list! […]

Seduce him with those big Pearls, girl

Welcome Gem Junkies!  Have you listened to this week’s podcast? We left off with the world as our Oysters, and came right back to that Oyster to uncover the wonderful […]

Perido or Peridon't

Hey Junkies, here for your weekly dose? Well we have something that’s subtle, yet special. You probably know by now we mean Peridot! Lets go on a little journey to […]

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 […]

Hi-Ho Hi-Ho, Off to Mine Tourmaline We Go.

Welcome fellow Gem Junkie! This week we discussed Tourmaline, and as we have said before this is a complicated and beautiful gemstone that comes in every color, and sometimes more […]