Gem Hunt: About the Show

Gem Hunt follows a team of modern treasure hunters on their high-stakes quest for the world's most precious stones. Their global journey takes them to some of the planet's busiest and riskiest trading regions. Fascinating, exciting, unpredictable and embedded in some of the most remote locations, Gem Hunt follows gem dealer Ron LeBlanc, jewelry expert Diane Robinson and geologist Bernie Gaboury as they maneuver through mines, markets and tense negotiations in search of the world’s biggest, brightest and most profitable jewels.

International gem dealing is no place for the uninitiated. It’s the real-life world of Indiana Jones: back-street deals, gun-toting gangs, murder and corruption. But ex-smuggler Ron LeBlanc knows the lay of the land, and after 30 years in the business, he plays the game with finesse.

The deal isn’t the whole story, though. Just getting to these mines is an adventure requiring incredible stamina. Rough roads, bumpy helicopter rides and long dusty hikes are all part of the journey. And once the gem hunters reach their destination, the negotiating begins. Ron and his team know that if you show your hand too early, you can lose big time. Come along for the ride as the 3 gem hunters search for stones amounting to a small fortune in the upcoming season of Gem Hunt, Tuesdays at 10|9c.

Learn more about the Gem Hunters, and see behind-the-scenes photos.

You Might Also Like

Gem Hunt: Amethyst and Emerald ...

Ron and his team of Gem Hunters ...

Amethyst and Emerald - Zambia

Ron LeBlanc and his team of Gem ...

Let's Make a Deal!

Bernie attempts to purchase rare ...

Huge Geological Resources

Ron, Diane and Bernie head to ...

More Travel Inspirations

American Outdoor Adventure Sweeps
American Outdoor Adventure Sweeps

Enter for a chance to win an adventure getaway, plus $25k! Holiday's 50+ Top Holiday Food Gifts

Give them what they really want!

HGTV Dream Home
HGTV Dream Home 2015

Take a tour of the home we’ll be giving away. Look inside HGTV Dream Home 2015 now!


See Also

Gem Hunt: Amethyst and Emerald Pictures

Ron and his team of Gem Hunters head to ...

Gem Hunt: Double Blue Aquamarine Pictures

Ron LeBlanc and his team of Gem Hunters take ...

Gem Hunt: Ruby, Sapphire and Jade Pictures

Ron, Diane and Bernie embark on a journey, ...