I’m Trapped Inside!

Inclusions in Gemstones An inclusion is any material that has been trapped inside a gemstone during its formation.  Inclusions can be animal (insects), vegetable (a leaf), or mineral (the needles in tiger eye).     It should be noted that … Continue reading

Emeralds

The birthstone for May is the Emerald, a beautiful stone that’s been known from ancient times.   Here’s a great link to an informative article and some videos on emeralds and emerald production:   http://www.theonlinejeweler.org/emerald-ancient-egyptians-stone-of-fertility-and-rebirth/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+theonlinejeweler%2FhRYO+%28The+Online+Jeweller+Magazine%29 … Continue reading