Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Mingora emerald mines (Swat emeralds)

It seemed that the gorgeous emeralds from of Mingora (Pakistan) were discovered fairly recently - in 1958. Recent finds though show that these stones...

Gemstone mines and other finds

Outstanding gemstones mines and other finds around the world Gemstones belong to category of rare natural materials - materials which can be found just in...

Blue garnets of Bekily

In Madagascar is the only known place on the planet where are found some of the most amazing gemstones - blue garnets, which change...

Palo Quemado blue amber mine

There exists blue amber! But it is very rare - a lot more rare than diamonds and most other gemstones in the world. The...

Kagem Emerald Mines

In Zambia, in Kagem Emerald Mines are found some of the highest quality emeralds in the world. Many tons of gorgeous emeralds are here,...

Merelani Hills – the only find of tanzanite

There is only one place on Earth where is found a gorgeous gemstone - tanzanite, which is found in Merelani Hills, Tanzania. Thousands of...

Benitoite Gem Mine (California State Gem Mine)

Benitoite if one of the brightest, rarest and most expensive gemstones in the world. Stones of gem quality are found only in one location...

Sar-i Sang lapis lazuli mines

World's most beautiful lapis lazuli is found in one location - in the wild mountains of Northern Afghanistan, in Sar-i Sang. The gorgeous blue...

Sireneviy Kamen – the only find of charoite

The vast expanses of Siberia hold many secrets and surprises. One of them is a find of very unusual, beautiful mineral - charoite. Only...

Maxixe Mine – unique blue beryl find

Most likely there cannot be found a single blue beryl from the once famous Maxixe Mine. If there is one, it most likely has...