David's Blog

Diamonds can chip, here is how

How to Protect Your Diamond from Chipping

How to evaluate rough diamonds

"Begin with the End in Mind: Tips, Tools to Evaluate Diamond Rough"

Read how the largest diamonds are formed

"The Very Deep Origin of the World’s Biggest Diamonds"

Want to see some truly incredible gem carvings?

Gem Virtuosos: The Drehers and Their Extraordinary Carvings

Read how sapphires are mined right here in the U.S.

Big Sky Country Sapphire: Visiting Montana’s Alluvial Deposits

Where the world's finest opals come from

Lightning Ridge: The World Capital of Fine Black Opal

Diamond mining in Canada above the Artic Circle

Mining Diamonds in the Canadian Arctic: The Diavik Mine


David R. Boggess, G.G.

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