Monthly Archives: May 2014

Finished a brown emerald cut from a round pebble of long ago.

When I started cutting again after a long hiatus and began to focus on tourmaline, I did not spend a lot of money on rough.  One of my purchases was a few pebbles of a strongly dichroic brown from Africa.  … Continue reading

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Trip to Vancouver and showing the collection of tourmaline.

Some months ago I said to Al, the man most responsible for this site being up and presenting my collection, that he deserved to see my collection in person.  Now the path from Mars Pa is a long one to … Continue reading

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Tourmaline as a Cinderella waiting to be discovered is over.

Cinderella as we all know was a beautiful, but under valued person that was discovered by the  prince and  love blossomed.  They lived happily ever after of course. Well I just read  in the latest introduction to a series of … Continue reading

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