Abstracts; Winter 2009
This article, from the Winter 2009 issue of Gems & Gemmology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemmology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemmology.
Cultured 3/4 Blister Pearls
This article describes the method of culturing these "pearls" as well as the differences between this material and 3/4 South Sea cultured pearls or assembled cultured blister pearls (Mabe pearls).
Majorica Imitation Pearls
The Majorica S.A. product is remarkably similar in appearance to saltwater cultured pearls.