sharing the rough

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sharing The Rough

  Our company is named Parle because we believe that each and every gem has a story to tell. The gemstones combine minerals, heat, water, and pressure to mold themselves […]