The faceted gems have been traced from mine—they were unearthed by women miners in Tanzania—to market.
The new owners of the Vortex mine talk about the progress they’ve made, the challenges of having mining claims on Forest Service land and their future plans.
Discover what gives the gem a fire that can out-sparkle a diamond, its second name, geographic origins, and more.
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator highlights interesting stones, designs and even one pair of eyeglasses spotted at AGTA’s recent Editors’ Day event.
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator hopes readers enjoy one Twitter user’s comparisons as much as she did.
The first in a new series from Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator highlights a program bringing tracked gems from women miners in Tanzania to market and improving mining along the way.
Learn where and when the gemstone was discovered, its current supply outlook and where you can go to see a few today.
One group wants to define key supply chain terms, and they are looking to the industry for input on how to do it.
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