About

Amanda Butcher

Amanda is a junior at Tufts University studying geological sciences and environmental studies. 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

What is a Birthstone? Birthstones have become very popular for gift-givers and gem-lovers for their dazzling array of colors and the personal…