Be a sleuth and bring back some treasured memories
This travel guide is part of the Gemstone Detective series, created for those who are curious about gemstones. Written by Kim Rix, a gemmologist, photographer and global traveller, this book makes it easy to turn your travels into a gem-collecting hobby or jewellery adventure.
From award-winning beaches to famous auction houses and world-class museums, Great Britain boasts an abundance of places for a gemstone enthusiast to investigate.
“The landscapes will amaze – from the rolling hills of England, the fire and stone of Wales’ castles and the awe-inspiring Highlands of Scotland. Whilst we may not be the home of sapphires and rubies, there are plenty of jewels woven into our rich tapestry of a nation.”
Joss Croft, CEO, UKinbound
Let Kim take you on a journey to discover Britain's most famous gemstones: Whitby jet, Baltic amber and Blue John fluorite. Whether you're buying or beachcombing, you're sure to have fun! This book gives you all the information you’ll need before you set out.
Kim Rix is dedicated to visiting each country in the Gemstone Detective series, to provide readers with up-to-date and trusted information.
Gemstone Detective: Buying Gemstones & Jewellery in Great Britain
Publication date: 12 April, 2021