Whitby jet mining…Let’s go

Inside a Victorian Whitby Jet mine.

Was Whitby jet mined? Jet mines will always be necessary during periods of high demand for Whitby jet jewellery. This causes us problems today, however, as jet mining is illegal in the Whitby area. Why I hear you ask? Well, the land on which jet can be mined is privately owned and therefore we would… Continue reading Whitby jet mining…Let’s go

How to find Whitby Jet – A Jet Setters Guide.

A jet setters guide to jet collecting

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.