Chris Hood, Metal Urges is a master jewellery as well as an experienced gemologist. At Halong Pearl Company, Vietnam, Chris observes the pearl farming practices and shares some of his knowledge.
Chris Hood travels tirelessly in search of fine coloured stones for Metal Urges jewellery, meeting the miners and the traders in mining areas. This clip shows gives you a flavour of Tanzania and how he goes about sourcing stones for Metal Urges fine jewellery.
It was a pleasure to shot this film while in Tanzania for Metal Urges in Tasmania. Chris Hood is master jewellery passionate about coloured stones. He is also passionate about sharing his knowledge. If you’re lucky enough to go to Tasmania I’m sure he’ll he happy to show you his sapphires from Tanzania. In the meantime, you can see how he has going about collecting stones for his clients in this film clip.