Some of you may have an inkling about my being besotted by rocks and I am an avid rock collector and have made some lovely cabochons in my day. So I am happy to introduce you to this fine article on gemstones.
Benitoite found in San Benito County near my old stomping grounds in Santa Cruz, is the State Gem of California!
I must admit to having been drawn to the Red Beryl but like its location, I have to say “Wah, Wah” NO. Even if it is only $10,000 a carat.