Gem Junkies

PHENOMENON, Phe-no-me-no-me-non!!!

May 17, 2019 Season 2 Episode 13
Gem Junkies
PHENOMENON, Phe-no-me-no-me-non!!!
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Gem Junkies
PHENOMENON, Phe-no-me-no-me-non!!!
May 17, 2019 Season 2 Episode 13
Parle Jewelry Design's Jonathan and Brecken Farnsworth.
We’re back after a brief hiatus but it’s going to be amazing, I should say phenomenal! Rather than talking about one gemstone, Jonathan and Brecken talk about PHENOMENAL GEMSTONES!! From the varieties of phenomenons to the components that allow the phenomenon to exist.
Show Notes

We’re back after a brief hiatus but it’s going to be amazing, I should say phenomenal!  Rather than talking about one gemstone, Jonathan and Brecken talk about PHENOMENAL GEMSTONES!!   From the varieties of phenomenons to the components that allow the phenomenon to exist.  

 

00:00:00                               Mickey isn’t real

01:21:50                               Returning to the basement and what we’ve been up to

04:35:00                               Phenomenal Gemstones

                                             (2) main types: Structure and Inclusions

05:04:00                               Structure of phenomenal gemstones 

05:24:00                               Play of Color

                                             Our favorite gemstone – opal

06:11:00                               Iridescence = Pearl

07:31:50                               Ladradorescence = Ladradorescence

09:22:50                               Adularescence = Moonstone

10:48:00                              Moonstone Lore

13:01:00                               Second Type of Phenomenon: Inclusions

13:09:00                               Chatoyancy = Cat Eye + Alexandrite

14:52:00                               Milk and Honey effect

16:08:00                               Cat Eye Lore

16:36:00                               Asterism

17:36:00                               Gemstone varieties that exhibit asterism 

17:51:00                               Idaho Star Opal 

18:58:00                              Intersecting, paralleling inclusions

20:30:00                               Star Sapphire Lore – Stone of Destiny

22:48:00                               Adventurescence

23:09:00                               Most commonly known = Sunstone

24:19:00                               Color change – transitional element

26:04:00                      &nbs

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