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The Carnegie Gem and Mineral Show is returning to Carnegie Museum of Natural History's Pittsburgh campus, including the spectacular Music Hall Foyer (pictured left).
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- Michael Dyber, known as the Master of Optical Illusion, is among the world’s foremost lapidary artists today. He began working in metal and wood at …Read More »
- Beryl has many different varieties that you may be familiar with, the most recognized being: Emerald (green), Heliodor (yellow), Morganite (pink), and Aquamarine (blue or …Read More »
- On May 10th a new temporary exhibit is scheduled to be installed in Wertz Gallery: Gems and Jewelry that will feature gemstones, cabochons, polished spheres and …Read More »
- This event has ended. Keep an eye on our website and social media for more fun events!Read More »
- Geodes are stones with a secret–at first glance, they seem like nothing more than the grey rocks you might see on walk around your neighborhood. …Read More »
- By Debra Wilson How can you decorate a mineral for Christmas? If it’s the right mineral, all you need to do is shine a SWUV …Read More »
- How about some BBQ chips with your burger? Just kidding! BBQ chips is the nickname for this wulfenite with mimetite specimen on display in the …Read More »
- By Debra Wilson The Section of Minerals collection contains many specimens with interesting stories of historical significance. One such story is about an unusual faceted …Read More »
- You might not recognize these at first glance, but these new specimens in Hillman Hall are a common metal: silver. Wire silver from China to …Read More »