The World of Gems

Video: A Peek Behind the Scenes at Arkadia
An insider's look at our family business I am very excited to announce the release of the first video in a series about Arkadia and a discussion about our favorite stone Moldavite. This ~7 minute video was recorded and produced in...
Arkadia Moldavite Video mashup of Cosmic Gem Specimens
Video: Dozens of Moldavites We've created a "mash-up" video of dozens of Arkadia Moldavite specimens from over the years. These extraterrestrial gems, which are mostly sold products, were filmed professionally by the Arkadia team and published here on our website....
Sapphire Blue Kyanite Jewelry
Kyanite has been one of my favorite gems to design with ever since I first sourced some high quality facets and cabochons back in the early 2000's. It's sapphire-blue saturated color tones are complemented by the green fire of Moldavite, the shimmering...
Adventures in Tourmaline
Tourmaline: The Gem of All Colors Here at Arkadia we love Tourmaline! Its truly the most dynamic family of minerals in the gem kingdom.From solid black crystals like Schorl, to incredibly transparent crystals, Tourmaline literally forms in every color shade...
Fake Moldavite
As Moldavite's value grows, so does the market for fakes For as long as there’s been valuable commodities, man has made every attempt to counterfeit them and pawn them off as the real thing.Unfortunately, this has been the case with...