About

Amanda Butcher

Amanda is a student of geological sciences and environmental studies at Tufts University. She grew up hiking and mountain biking in the Bay Area and continues to explore nature and learn about the beautiful gems and minerals it forms in her free time.

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Amanda Butcher

Lab-Grown Diamond Pricing

What are the major factors behind lab-grown diamond pricing? Learn how synthetic diamond pricing differs from that of natural diamonds.

History of Birthstones

Birthstones have become an international jewelry trend, but have you ever wondered where this tradition began? Here is your rundown on the centuries-long,…