In this gem of a show, we sit down with master storyteller Ron LeBlanc who is the veteran gem dealer, treasure hunter and expert negotiator of the popular television show, “Gem Hunt” on the Travel Channel.
Ron relays great stories of what it’s really like to hunt for rare gems.
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Ron’s wide aesthetic interests and insatiable curiosity have found him in various incarnations including a literary editor, bar owner, war correspondent and live webcaster
During his last foray into the television business, he wrote and created an award-winning documentary series entitled “Bar Life.”
In the past few years, Ron has made Madagascar his base of operations.
Currently, he continues his job as a “Treasure Hunter for Hire,” for his high-net-worth clientele and jewelers.
The Gem Hunter Chronicles of Tanzania
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to actually go on a hunt for rare gems?
Veteran gem hunter, Ron LeBlanc gives you a rare opportunity to listen in as he chronicles his latest trip to the African country of Tanzania.
You actually get a rare, unedited opportunity to hear about his exploits and the dangers in getting these most beautiful and rare gems.
It’s an adventure you’ll not soon forget!
Ron’s Background Story
As a naïve young man traveling in Morocco in the 1970’s, Ron LeBlanc was fleeced by a merchant outside the Kasbah in Casablanca when he bought some worthless stones.
Ashamed, LeBlanc vowed to learn the difference between junk and gems.
He went on to study at the prestigious Gemological Institute of America and upon completion of his studies, began a series of international adventures –from Bangkok to Bogotá – in search of beauty and the perfect gem.
Mentioned In The Show & Links
Veteran Gem Hunter Ron LeBlanc: LinkedIn Profile Link
Gem Hunter Facebook: Facebook Link
Gem Hunter Website: Website Link
YouTube Channel: The Gem Hunter YouTube Link
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