Happy Earth Day!  How grateful we are to the Earth for the basic elements that sustain our lives and the natural beauty that makes life worth living.  Among Mother Earth’s many wondrous gifts are rare rocks and gem crystals  – treasures that form deep beneath her surface. When fashioned and polished, they become the strikingly beautiful gemstones that have captivated mankind for millennia. Gemstones in their rough, unpolished form have an intrinsic beauty of their own, hinting at the potential of what they can become.

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than by calling out a few of these natural wonders to learn more about their special features. Here, we offer amethyst, jade, opal, ruby, diamond, turquoise, emerald, and garnet in the rough – read on and enjoy!