I touched base with my friend Scott [aka crystaldigger] in Upstate New York last night. Since I’ve know him, Scott has been into collecting minerals, semi-precious stones, gems, and jewelry. Some of his stuff is way cool. Too bad between North Carolina and the Adirondack High Peaks Region, he just can’t escape garnet when it comes to mineral collecting. At any rate, I thought I’d let y’all know about his online shop, Scott’s Gem and Gift. He’s part of a larger group called Search4Gems. I’ve never worked with them, per se; however, I’ve picked up a few gifts from Scott personally when he operated in North Carolina. Here’s what he told me last night:
Search4Gems is an independent, ethically run gem and jewelry sales/auction site. It was designed as a safe haven for gem and jewelry lovers/buyers/collectors to make purchases with full disclosure of the items involved, i.e. natural, synthetic, treatments, size, quality, etc. It’s mostly natural items and ranges from low end to high end items. I know the site administrator personally.
The stuff is pretty amazing. I still have a malachite turtle figurine that Scott obtained for me:
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