Thinking about the Gold Collecting Campaign of 1998

Thinking about the Gold Collecting Campaign of 1998

Photo: Korean citizens participating in the gold-collecting campaign. (English translation of the text in the photo: A gold gathering campaign showing the will of the Korean people to overcome the International Monetary Fund). Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.   I am...
Don’t get scammed with fake turquoise! (Part 1)

Don’t get scammed with fake turquoise! (Part 1)

I think it’s generally known that diamonds can either be genuine, or they can be lab grown, or they can be faked, but did you know that turquoise and other gems can be faked, as well? Yeah, I was pretty shocked to learn this, too. Especially with the cost of...