Latest News from the Rock n Gem Magazine

6/9/14 Saturday evening in Nicaragua a small meteorite is reported to of landed near the capital, luckily avoiding any of the population, so far no actual fragments have been identified, BBC news reports.

Regardless we may suddenly see a number listed on famous online auctions...

On 2/9/14 you could see a documentary (or possibly an advertorial) giving a brief insight into the daily operation of Gems TV if you missed out you can watch it on catchup.

Highlights were the creation of a new name for spessartite garnet to make it more customer friendly and the admonishment of a potential sales presenter for sounding like a salesmen.

It would've been more informative if the producers had provided a more balanced view, covered other companies, assessed the quality, commissioned independent valuations, performed test purchased etc.

Surprisingly there was no mention (unless we dozed through it) of the company history and tie up with Thaigems a few years ago circa 2004 instead they focused on the now 'family run' aspect of the company.

Have you purchased from them or other TV 'gem channel' were you happy?

let us know what you think...

Jewellery Designer Kate Dumbleton creates ring for Doctor Who at the request of the BBC, you can see Doctors Whos' green amber ring here.

Kay Perry has been been using crystal healing for her well-being as recommended by buddy Madonna.

The largest flawless natural blue diamond (13.22ct) was recently sold at Christies for in excess of $24.2 million(and change)