Saturday, October 31, 2009 Halloween Party!

Come on in and join us for the games, contests, discounts, and more! Join the fun here:!

Monday, October 26, 2009

Just a Quick Reminder: You are invited to our Halloween Party!!

Just a Quick Reminder: You are invited to our Halloween Party!!

Saturday Oct 31 2009 Drop in anytime between 11 am and 11 pm to join in the fun. There will be games, contests with great prizes, 20% off all rough, and more! Also, we will be announcing a very special contest that day... faceters stay tuned for more! Many of the games and contests are run through our forum. Sign up now by sending us an email with your preferred user name (nickname), and be ready to play:

New Facet Rough posted 10/25! -gorgeous stones, including a 42ct Green Tourmaline! There are still a few of the $5 rocks Dev posted last week left. Remember these specially priced rocks are one per customer per week. Keep an eye on this page for the latest facet rough postings:

Thursday, October 22, 2009

ET Gems!

" According to a new study by geologists at the University of Toronto and the University of Maryland, the wealth of some minerals that lie in the rock beneath the Earth's surface may be extraterrestrial in origin."

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Thursday, October 08, 2009

Finding Aliens (aka another use for your spectroscope!)

Okay, maybe not *your* spectroscope.. but a really really big spectroscope!

And if you haven't discovered the TED talks yet.. take a look around, great stuff out there!

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

From GIA eBreif- Name that Inclusion

This is the new G&G brainteaser. I have no clue what it is, but maybe one of our readers does!

Name That Inclusion!

Nature has fashioned an image in this diamond better than any laser could. What is this inclusion? Send your answer to no later than Oct. 19, and one lucky entrant (with the correct answer) will win a free G&G 1-gigabyte flash drive preloaded with the 1934-2008 subject and author indexes.