Edmonton’s longest-standing Graduate Gemologist, Ralph Vandenberg, has traveled the world honing his craft. Whether he is visiting the DeBeers’ diamond mines in Botswana or haggling over sapphires in the cutting rooms of Mumbai, India, Ralph is always on the lookout for the precious gems dreams are made of.
Superman’s Fortress of Solitude Found!!!!
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Afghanistan has always been a tough place to mine Gemstones..
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December’s Blog: Blue Zircon
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“Give me your pants, I’ll sew them for you”
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November’s Blog: Imperial Topaz
Now you too can have long life.. beauty.. and.. [...]