Discover the thrill of the hunt…for gold and precious gems!
This pocket travel guide is part of the Gemstone Detective series, created for those who want to discover and understand more about the magical world of gems!
Written by Kim Rix, a gemmologist and professional photographer who has travelled to more than 50 countries, this book makes it easy to turn your trip into a gem-collecting adventure.
Blessed with a plethora of gemstones and minerals, the USA’s rich landscape makes it the perfect destination to immerse yourself in the world of gems.
Experience the world’s biggest gem show, explore museums dedicated to eye-popping gemstones, delve into America’s mining history, learn how to dig for your very own treasure and discover gold in them thar hills! This travel guide will give the whole family a fascinating education and a holiday to remember. So, buckle up and enjoy the ride around Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Arkansas, North Carolina and New York State!
Kim Rix is dedicated to visiting each country in the Gemstone Detective series to provide readers with up-to-date and trusted information to help navigate the complex world of gemstones and jewellery. Without this guide, you could make a very expensive mistake!
Kim Rix is a professional photographer and gemmologist (GIA). Based in London where she lives with her husband, Kim travels extensively and has gathered a vast amount of the best local knowledge from her world-wide contacts.