From the earth or from the lab? What do you think? Just another reason to buy The Handbook of Gemmology. Again photographed by Tino Hammid
Fordita ou como é mais conhecida Ágata de Detroit
Russian Sphene 14.50ct. Titanite (Sphene). The mineralogical name Titanite comes from its titanium contents. Sphene is a very rare brilliant yellowish-green, green, orange or brown gemstone with a high lustre.
Birthstone Color Guide
Fire Opal |
Grains of sand magnified by 250 times.
Green Tanzanite courtesy of Pala International and featured in Modern Jewelers Gem Profiles The First 60 featuring the photography of Tino Hammid.
Elbaite- Bicolor Tourmaline & Pink Tourmaline
Multiple ruby crystals, including two unusual "spinel like crystals" in calcite Matrix reportedly from Kyauk Sa Taung area (Mogok, Burma)