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Gem Junkies

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We talk gemstones- the science, the history, and the fashion of the industry. Hear from gemologists, jewelry designers, and jewelry enthusiasts as they delve deep into a world of color.

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We talk gemstones- the science, the history, and the fashion of the industry. Hear from gemologists, jewelry designers, and jewelry enthusiasts as they delve deep into a world of color.

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36 Ratings
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iTunes Ratings

36 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
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Gem Junkies

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We talk gemstones- the science, the history, and the fashion of the industry. Hear from gemologists, jewelry designers, and jewelry enthusiasts as they delve deep into a world of color.

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

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Most Popular Episodes of Gem Junkies

Rank #1: Opal Part Two- White Man In A Hole

May 24 2018
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We are ready for part two on Opals. In this episode we head to the south, the southest of souths- Australia! We talk opal types, miners, markets, and kangaroos. So, grab your breaky (as any aussie would say) and join us!

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Rank #2: Opals, Queen Victoria, & A Sassy Shoulder

May 17 2018
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What do Opals, Queen Victoria, and a sassy shoulder have in common? Find out as we introduce Part One of our Opal series. In this episode we discuss the origination of Opals, the science behind their creation, stories and fables from this ancient gemstone, and a brief look at all of the regions producing this fabulous rainbow gem.

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Rank #3: Out Of The Family- The Lotus Garnet Story

May 10 2018
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Gemologists and Jewelry Designers Brecken and Jonathan Farnsworth discuss a new discovery in the gemstone world.

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Rank #4: Hi - Ho Hi - Ho, Off To Mine Tourmaline We Go

Jun 28 2018
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On this episode of Gem Junkies, Brecken and Jonathan discuss a little of everything, everything but the kitchen sink. We are talking Tourmaline, people! You asked, so here it is a full episode on this colorful, fun, and jam packed gem.

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Rank #5: Oh, You Fancy, Sapphire

Jun 21 2018
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Brecken & Jonathan are back with part 2 in the Sapphire series where they discuss the rainbow world of this corundum. Sapphire is a sophisticated gem, she has many sides. They also take a look at Phenomenal Sapphires and discuss the market for these fancy- and I do mean FANCY- Sapphire

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Rank #6: Blue Sapphire- AKA Liar's Bane

Jun 14 2018
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The truth is revealed on this episode of Gem Junkies. Where are Blue Sapphires mined? What makes them blue? Wait, isn't that the same stuff that makes Ruby, red? The answer to all this and more can be found in the episode! We wouldn't lie to you, we have our Sapphires on.

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Rank #7: Cleopatra- Girl Loves Her Emeralds

Jun 07 2018
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All the best things in life are green.... I'm talkin Emeralds, people! Gem Junkies cross off number 2 of the big three (Rubies, Emeralds, & Sapphires). We head to COLOOOMBIAAA, check out Emerald mines, and take a look at this inclusive little gem. Join The Junkies and get hooked!

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Rank #8: All Hail The King

May 31 2018
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All hail The King of Gemstones, RUBY! You might have heard of it, but do you know why its so renowned and associated with wealth and power? Or what gives Ruby the rich red color? Gemologists and jewelry designers Brecken and Jonathan explore the hefty reputation of this prized gemstone.

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Rank #1: Opal Part Two- White Man In A Hole

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We are ready for part two on Opals. In this episode we head to the south, the southest of souths- Australia! We talk opal types, miners, markets, and kangaroos. So, grab your breaky (as any aussie would say) and join us!

May 24 2018
25 mins
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Rank #2: Opals, Queen Victoria, & A Sassy Shoulder

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What do Opals, Queen Victoria, and a sassy shoulder have in common? Find out as we introduce Part One of our Opal series. In this episode we discuss the origination of Opals, the science behind their creation, stories and fables from this ancient gemstone, and a brief look at all of the regions producing this fabulous rainbow gem.

May 17 2018
24 mins
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Rank #3: Out Of The Family- The Lotus Garnet Story

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Gemologists and Jewelry Designers Brecken and Jonathan Farnsworth discuss a new discovery in the gemstone world.

May 10 2018
17 mins
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Rank #4: Hi - Ho Hi - Ho, Off To Mine Tourmaline We Go

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On this episode of Gem Junkies, Brecken and Jonathan discuss a little of everything, everything but the kitchen sink. We are talking Tourmaline, people! You asked, so here it is a full episode on this colorful, fun, and jam packed gem.

Jun 28 2018
32 mins
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Rank #5: Oh, You Fancy, Sapphire

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Brecken & Jonathan are back with part 2 in the Sapphire series where they discuss the rainbow world of this corundum. Sapphire is a sophisticated gem, she has many sides. They also take a look at Phenomenal Sapphires and discuss the market for these fancy- and I do mean FANCY- Sapphire

Jun 21 2018
26 mins
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Rank #6: Blue Sapphire- AKA Liar's Bane

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The truth is revealed on this episode of Gem Junkies. Where are Blue Sapphires mined? What makes them blue? Wait, isn't that the same stuff that makes Ruby, red? The answer to all this and more can be found in the episode! We wouldn't lie to you, we have our Sapphires on.

Jun 14 2018
31 mins
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Rank #7: Cleopatra- Girl Loves Her Emeralds

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All the best things in life are green.... I'm talkin Emeralds, people! Gem Junkies cross off number 2 of the big three (Rubies, Emeralds, & Sapphires). We head to COLOOOMBIAAA, check out Emerald mines, and take a look at this inclusive little gem. Join The Junkies and get hooked!

Jun 07 2018
28 mins
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Rank #8: All Hail The King

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All hail The King of Gemstones, RUBY! You might have heard of it, but do you know why its so renowned and associated with wealth and power? Or what gives Ruby the rich red color? Gemologists and jewelry designers Brecken and Jonathan explore the hefty reputation of this prized gemstone.

May 31 2018
21 mins
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