gemstones

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.

Holiday Buying Guide

  We’re back with a NEW Gem Junkies!!  Jonathan was out in Pennsylvania while Brecken trekked overseas to Hong Kong.  We thought we’d give you a look into the day-in-the-life of […]

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 […]

Cleopatra- Girl Loved Her Emeralds

  Rough Emerald in an elongated 6 prism structure  Picture courtesy of https://www.minedirect.com/EnlargedPages/FacetCabbingRough/Emerald/Emerald-12.html Map of Emerald locations world-wide Picture courtesy of http://amazonpueblo.org/emeralds-for-amazon-stories-from-jungle/ Jose Elias Vallejo has been a barequero in the ravine […]