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David Saad is a guest with Johnna Crider on 'GettingStoned'

David Saad is a guest with Johnna Crider on 'GettingStoned'
Listen now to David Saad is a guest with Johnna Crider on 'GettingStoned'  

David's Take on Synthetic Gems

David's Take on Synthetic Gems
In an interesting change of pace, one of David’s latest videos features his take on synthetic gems!  Watch the video at the end of this post, or cl...

Hardness vs. Durability

By Yagé Enigmus When considering which gemstone to purchase or wear in jewellery, it is important to choose a stone that will be appropriate for th...

Mohs Hardness Scale

By Yagé Enigmus For ages humans have observed that some materials were harder than others and could be used to scratch or grind down softer materia...

Interview: Warren Boyd of Potentate Mining

Interview: Warren Boyd of Potentate Mining
A couple of months ago, we had the great pleasure of sitting down with Warren Boyd of Potentate Mining, specializing in beautiful sapphires from Ro...

Why Do Emeralds Have Inclusions? David Saad's Video Explanation.

Why Do Emeralds Have Inclusions? David Saad's Video Explanation.
 Transcript: Why do emeralds have inclusions?   Well, I have to tell you how emeralds are formed if I'm really gonna answer that question for you....

Heated vs. Unheated Sapphires, what's the difference?

Heated vs. Unheated Sapphires, what's the difference?
At Skyjems, we often get asked what the difference is between heated and unheated sapphires.

AGTA Amends Code of Ethics-ICA

AGTA Amends Code of Ethics-ICA
I just got this and this is news that you need to know about if you are in the Wholesale Gemstone Industry. AGTA has made some amendments to their ...

Beryllium treated Blue Sapphires

Beryllium treated Blue Sapphires
Blue Sapphire is a variety of the mineral Corundum in blue. Other two gem-varieties of corundum are Ruby (red) and Padparadscha (pinkish orange...

Red Ruby

Red Ruby
According to the GIA: "Ruby is the most valuable variety of the corundum mineral species, which also includes sapphire. Rubies can command the high...
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