What is Luster Called in Gemstones?

Luster is referred to the light reflected from the surface of gems. In some gemstones, there is internal light reflections also such as facet stones with transparency. However internal reflection of light is not called luster. It is called brilliance. Luster is the way a mineral either shines or does not shine. Gems and minerals can […]

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How to Photograph Gemstones and Minerals?

Photography of gemstones is an art . They have highly reflective surfaces that can reflect light back into the camera lens overexposing the facet and frequently burn into adjacent facets as well. Gemstones also have internal brilliance that act in much the same way as the surface reflections.  They always need specific light and background […]

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Research Paper on the Enantiornithine (Baby Bird caught 99 Milliion years ago in Burmese amber)

A baby bird from Dianosour time was caught in amber dated approximately back to 99 million years ago. The amber is 99 million years old according to scientists writing in the journal Gondwana Research. Here are pictures of bird from different angles. Example HTML page [wpdevart_youtube]3No0FaszTG8[/wpdevart_youtube] Sizes and Measurements:- Size: 86 mm x 30 mm […]

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The World Most Expensive Gemstones SOLD EVER

Pink Star diamond sells for $71.2 million, take a look at the world’s most expensive gemstones 59.60 Carat pink star diamond has broken the world record. It was sold by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong in $71.2 million. [wpdevart_youtube]uAdh-rEsYKw[/wpdevart_youtube] The Pink Star Diamond took 2 years to cut after the best gem cutters in the world […]

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A Giant Jade Stone Weighing 175 tonnes uncovered in Myanmar

According to BBC report and other authentic media, a giant jade stone has been unearthed in Myanmar. The stone is 4.3m (14ft) high and 5.8m (19ft) long, and is reportedly worth an estimated $170m (£140m). Example HTML page It was found in a mine in the jade-producing Kachin state, in the north of the country. […]

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