10 ways to identify Whitby Jet jewellery Sometimes we need 10 quick ways to identify Whitby jet jewellery. There is much published on the internet about how to identify jet unfortunately most of it is incorrect. Some of the tests, especially those which suggest you burn the item, are downright dangerous. For a more detailed… Continue reading 10 ways to identify Whitby Jet jewellery
How to identify antique Whitby jet jewellery If you are tired of vintage trams and banana stickers or napkins are no longer floating your collectors’ boat, then why not consider collecting antique Whitby jet? Unlike my fellow gemmologists, who all have their personal gem and jewellery collections, I’ve found over the years that there are… Continue reading How to identify antique Whitby jet jewellery
Is Whitby Jet monkey puzzle? Warning: Potentially upsetting content. I know this is upsetting but Whitby jet is not Monkey Puzzle wood. Jet is derived from multiple botanical species living in the Jurassic era of geological time. All of these jet species are believed to be extinct today. Inside all children is a desire to… Continue reading Is Whitby Jet Monkey Puzzle wood?
Can you still find jet on the beach? Yes, you can still find Whitby jet on the beach! If you like nothing better than vast expanses of golden, life-guard patrolled beaches, jet collecting might not be for you. If, however, you appreciate some of the finest geology that the British Isles has to offer, coupled… Continue reading How to find Whitby Jet – A Jet Setters Guide.