Travel the World of Gems
GEMS OF AFRICA
Running like a seam down the center of Africa from Ethiopia to Mozambique, the Rift Valley is a demonstration of geology in action. Africa is slowly spreading wider. A string of lakes marks this seam and ancient volcanoes attest to its primal force.
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GEMS OF AUSTRALIA
Opal is the most Australian of gems. This continent has mined most of the world's production and the world's finest specimens for more than a century. But Australia has much more to offer the gem collector than just opal.
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GEMS OF EURASIA
Not surprisingly, this large continent is the source of a large portion of the world’s gems. Most of these gems come from two regions: South Asia and Southeast Asia.
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GEMS OF NORTH AMERICA
From Canada's rich diamond mines to Mexico's lustrous cultured black pearls, North America is a surprisingly rich source of gems.
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GEMS OF SOUTH AMERICA
South America is the gemstone El Dorado. Colombia is source of the world's finest emerald and Brazil is a gem cornucopia, the source of aquamarine, tourmaline, topaz, amethyst, citrine, alexandrite, emerald, and countless other gems.
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