Gem Junkies

Gems of the US - Arizona and Arkansas

October 08, 2020 Parle Jewelry Design's Jonathan and Brecken Farnsworth. Season 3 Episode 14
Gem Junkies
Gems of the US - Arizona and Arkansas
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Gem Junkies
Gems of the US - Arizona and Arkansas
Oct 08, 2020 Season 3 Episode 14
Parle Jewelry Design's Jonathan and Brecken Farnsworth.

Working our way down the alphabet which means we’ve got Arizona and Arkansas up next.  These two states bring a plethora of gemmy goodness.

 

00:00:00              Deck issues

00:58:00              “The United States”

02:10:00              Arizona & Arkansas

03:02:00              Arizona = Turquoise

03:20:00              Rich history in Arizona

03:37:00              State neckwear

05:15:00              First mined in  200 BC

06:06:00              Turquoise legends

06:35:00              It’s found throughout the state

07:31:00              Native American translation for turquoise

08:17:00              Usage with Native Tribes

08:49:00              Healing properties

09:50:00              Famous turquoise mines

12:21:00              Sleeping beauty 

14:12:00              Kingman Mine

15:12:00              Other cool gemstones in Arizona

25:37:00              Alright, Arkansas

24:55:00              State gemstone = DIAMONDS!

25:05:00              State flag

25:23:00              Feb. 22nd, 1967

27:02:00              The geology of Arkansas

28:16:00              The discovery of diamonds

29:47:00              The largest diamond found in Arkansas

30:47:00              The start of Arkansas

34:11:00              The early 90’s

35:08:00              The appearance of diamond in their rough

36:03:00              Average diamond findings

38:25:00              Other gemstones found in Arkansas

 

 

Show Notes

Working our way down the alphabet which means we’ve got Arizona and Arkansas up next.  These two states bring a plethora of gemmy goodness.

 

00:00:00              Deck issues

00:58:00              “The United States”

02:10:00              Arizona & Arkansas

03:02:00              Arizona = Turquoise

03:20:00              Rich history in Arizona

03:37:00              State neckwear

05:15:00              First mined in  200 BC

06:06:00              Turquoise legends

06:35:00              It’s found throughout the state

07:31:00              Native American translation for turquoise

08:17:00              Usage with Native Tribes

08:49:00              Healing properties

09:50:00              Famous turquoise mines

12:21:00              Sleeping beauty 

14:12:00              Kingman Mine

15:12:00              Other cool gemstones in Arizona

25:37:00              Alright, Arkansas

24:55:00              State gemstone = DIAMONDS!

25:05:00              State flag

25:23:00              Feb. 22nd, 1967

27:02:00              The geology of Arkansas

28:16:00              The discovery of diamonds

29:47:00              The largest diamond found in Arkansas

30:47:00              The start of Arkansas

34:11:00              The early 90’s

35:08:00              The appearance of diamond in their rough

36:03:00              Average diamond findings

38:25:00              Other gemstones found in Arkansas