Gold Grows on Trees

Gold TreeMoney may not grow on trees but Aussie Researches tell us that gold certainly can.  A recent study reveals that the roots of eucalyptus trees have the ability to draw up gold particles from the soil, which in turn collects in their leaves and branches. Although growing gold in this manner would hardly be worth the effort, the more important finding is that the precious metal in the leaves can indicate (more…)

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Pearls Reborn

Kim KardashianThere is always a misconception that pearls are meant to be worn by aged women.

I’m here to tell you, things have changed, and younger people are redesigning pearls and making them cool once again.

Many of us follow the latest trends of fashionista, Kim Kardashian. One of her more recent fashion do’s include a pair of Giuseppe Zanotti x Kanye West’s sandals. Not only are these sandals an eye (more…)

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Gemstones Uncovered: Topaz

TopazTopazWhat exactly is topaz?

The word Topaz comes from the island of Topazos in the Red Sea, where the Romans first discovered pieces of this stone. It is a mineral that is naturally occurring in rhombic prisms and comes in a few shades, discussed below. It is also designated as the birthstone of November, and the Wedding anniversary gemstone.

The ancient Egyptians said that topaz was colored by the (more…)

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Jaw Dropping Argyle Pink Diamond

As if diamonds weren’t getting enough attention, a recently discovered pink diamond was discovered in the Rio Tinto Argyle Diamond mine in Western Australia that is expected to sell for up to $10.6 million!! This stone is said to be the largest stone ever discovered, weighing in at 12.76 carats. This gem has been named the Argyle Pink Jubilee, a name we can’t forget.

The gem resembles that of the (more…)

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Diamonds Rise To Surface

VolcanoHow do we supply the world’s increasing demand of diamonds when we have depleted the mines? The answer is to look within. Just like the oil sands may help the oil shortage in a couple of years, we may have discovered a new source for diamonds. A research team has uncovered a volcanic process that carries diamonds from the Earth’s mantle to the surface.
The trip takes less than two days and brings (more…)

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