Gemology

Gemstones From Brazil

While diamonds are still mined in the country, this mineral rich nation continues to be flush with emeralds, topaz, amethyst, emetrine, citrine, tourmaline and opal among many other natural gemstones.

Finders Keepers: Gem Hunting In The U.S.

North Carolina in particular attracts gem hunters from the world over for emeralds, rubies and sapphires. Even though diamonds are not easily found in the U.S., many head for Arkansas.…