Gem Junkies

Gems of the US - California

November 05, 2020 Parle Jewelry Design's Jonathan and Brecken Farnsworth. Season 3 Episode 15
Gem Junkies
Gems of the US - California
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Gem Junkies
Gems of the US - California
Nov 05, 2020 Season 3 Episode 15
Parle Jewelry Design's Jonathan and Brecken Farnsworth.

Continuing with our series Gems of the US and up next we have California.  A state that encompasses a plethora of gemstones we focus dabble about Spodumene, Tourmaline, and of coarse, it’s state gemstone--Benitoite.  It's a big state so it is only fair to recognize these two influential gemstones.

 

00:00:00              Calimocho/ Kalimotxo

01:58:00              Cookie Monster + Wednesday Addams = Happy Halloween

03:24:00              This week –California 

04:41:00              Benitoite

05:16:00              Its discovery

09:10:00              What is it?

12:44:00              Gemstone matrix and removing the crystals

14:40:00              You can visit the site it was discovered at

16:24:00              Cost of benitoite

17:28:00              All other minerals in California

18:10:00              Leading gemstone mined in California

18:47:00              All the Tourmaline colors

18:57:50              Rubellite Tourmaline

19:11:00              The Chinese connection 

20:24:00              Spodumene = Kunzite

21:19:00              Highschool drama w/ Kunzite

26:30:00              Color fading

27:24:00              JP Morgan + George Kunz

28:07:00              Other California Gemstones

30:24:00              [SIDE NOTE] What is California’s ranking in the most hated states?

Show Notes

Continuing with our series Gems of the US and up next we have California.  A state that encompasses a plethora of gemstones we focus dabble about Spodumene, Tourmaline, and of coarse, it’s state gemstone--Benitoite.  It's a big state so it is only fair to recognize these two influential gemstones.

 

00:00:00              Calimocho/ Kalimotxo

01:58:00              Cookie Monster + Wednesday Addams = Happy Halloween

03:24:00              This week –California 

04:41:00              Benitoite

05:16:00              Its discovery

09:10:00              What is it?

12:44:00              Gemstone matrix and removing the crystals

14:40:00              You can visit the site it was discovered at

16:24:00              Cost of benitoite

17:28:00              All other minerals in California

18:10:00              Leading gemstone mined in California

18:47:00              All the Tourmaline colors

18:57:50              Rubellite Tourmaline

19:11:00              The Chinese connection 

20:24:00              Spodumene = Kunzite

21:19:00              Highschool drama w/ Kunzite

26:30:00              Color fading

27:24:00              JP Morgan + George Kunz

28:07:00              Other California Gemstones

30:24:00              [SIDE NOTE] What is California’s ranking in the most hated states?