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An Overview of the 2014 GIA Brazil Expedition

Author: Duncan Pay, Andy Lucas, Pedro Padua, and Shane Mcclure , Feb 13

Join GIA’s field gemologists as they venture into some of Brazil’s most important and productive emerald and tourmaline mines.

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Gemfields Bets on Gemstone Market’s Growth

Author: Russell Shor and Robert Weldon , Jan 26

A large scale gemstone mining company seeks to change the way the world acquires and sells fine gemstones.

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Books: The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels

Author: Timothy Adams , Jan 23

Review of Hazel Forsyth’s The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels.

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Books: Damiani: Alchemy of Desire

Author: Matilde Parente , Jan 12

Review of Cristina Morozzi's Damiani: Alchemy of Desire: A Story, a Family, and an Italian Passion.

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Formation Zones

A Visit to the Kagem Open-pit Emerald Mine in Zambia

Author: Tao Hsu, Andrew Lucas, Vincent Pardieu, Robert Gessner , Dec 31

Join GIA on location at the Kagem emerald mine in Zambia and get an overview of what may be the largest emerald mine in the world. It’s an operation that is helping to revolutionize the colored gemstone industry.

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Spotlight on Gemology at the Geological Society of America Annual Conference

Author: Kristin A. Aldridge , Dec 10

GIA hosted its first full day of gemology presentations at the 2014 Geological Society of America annual conference.

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Tips From the Bench
Modify Your Prong Pushers to Make Them More Versatile

Compiled by GIA’s Jewelry Manufacturing Arts Instructors
 

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Library
The First Point of Reference for Gems and Jewelry

Located on GIA's Carlsbad campus, The Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center is the largest, most complete library of its kind.

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