Happy holidays! Now seems like a good time to roll out the beryl. This special Gems by Geography blog series takes us to Utah where we marvel at the seasonal “gooseberry” color of red beryl.
Utah's gemstone is so rare that one red beryl crystal is found for every 150,000 diamonds.
The unlikely coupling of gears, screws and bolts with vintage lace, charms and accessories is the stuff of “retro-futurism” known as steampunk.
We’ve learned that “Olympian Blue” is one of the hot colors for fall. So what better gem to focus on for our special Gems by Geography series than the sapphire?
Coming off Memorial Day, then Independence Day, and in one short week the Olympics, our nation’s patriotism is in full swing. And no surprise, interest in patriotic jewelry is on the rise.
Summer is one of the best times of the year to tour Alaska. Come with us in this Gems by Geography entry as we explore the exquisite, natural beauty of their state gem - that big, sparkly rock for which Alaska is famous: Jade.