Rock & Gem has been the leading magazine for the lapidary and mineral hobbyist. Not a trade journal and not a scientific dissertation, it speaks to the average rockhound, providing just the right blend of entertainment and satisfying information. Armchair hobbyists and diehard diggers alike will find something to enjoy in every issue. Each packed issue comes complete with articles about rock hounding, mineral collecting, gold prospecting and jewelry making. Profiles of leading rock and gem experts give you insight and advice on how to better appreciate this unique hobby.