So, I recently watched CartoonHangover's video for 107 Steven Universe Facts, and a very surprising fact (to me) popped up:
"46. The Earth in SU is an alternate timeline Earth that involves the Gems. People are vaguely aware of supernatural existence, but tend to avoid them Gems interacting with people are a new development brought on by Steven."
So, this made me think: If this is an alternate timeline, what if the Gems were always involved with earth? What if, when Gems invaded Earth to increase their numbers and make new Gems, this began the idea of Earth gemstones? This could explain why the gems have "gems" and names like gemstones found on Earth: Earth gemstones are really Gems, either ones that failed to completely form, or the Gems use…Read more >