Purchasing stones from the miner themselves is always a nice learning experience. We talk about what stones we’ve gathered from rock hounding, what types of jewelry we’ve made over the years, & why we choose to be obsessed with gems!
The guy that owns this shop has had gold fever since his mid twenties. He’s in his late forties now. He shared pictures of gold nuggets he’s found over the years. One nugget was worth $40,000 dollars. If you have the DRD4 gene and a semi addictive personality gold mining may or may not be a good hobby to pick up he explained!