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The octopus head is a baroque Tahitian cultured pearl and its arms are made of black, yellow and white diamond (in a striped pattern) set in black-plated 18K gold.
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A Tropical Paradise of Ocean-Inspired Jewellery and Gemstones

Escape to a warm-water paradise in your mind with these jewels that formed in the sea, are inspired by marine life and evoke the ocean’s essence.

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A view from behind of a bejeweled winged insect.
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A Glittering Garden: A Menagerie of Designs from Mother Nature

Delightful garden creatures and flowers are favourite subjects that transform beautifully into Victorian, Art Nouveau and modern jewellery designs.

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Bursts of yellow and purple radiate throughout this round-cut ametrine.
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Colourblocking: The Art and Fashion of Multicoloured Gemstones

The fashion trend of colourblocking can be found in the artistic combinations of colour in multicoloured gemstones known for their colour zoning or banding.

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A bright orange, multi-faceted gem.
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Fall for Autumn Gems

Nature gives us a brilliant palette of colour-changing leaves and a spectacular kaleidoscope of colourful sunsets during the autumn season.

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A group of rough sapphires encircle cut sapphires.
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Montana Yogo Sapphires’ Unique Gemmology

A look at the mining and distinguishing characteristics of this naturally vibrant blue sapphire.

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The gems spell out “The 2000th Gem Stone Design.”
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Gemstone ‘Paintings’ Tell Story of a Master Craftsman, Gem and Jewellery Mentor

A jeweller who quietly built up a circle of inspiration and influence lives on in generations of GIA-educated jewellers and gemmologists.

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Starlet in sunglasses above title “Hooray for Hollywood
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M.D. Hohenstine’s Gem Displays: The Process of Creating Popular Window Art with Loose Gemstones

Jeweler M.D. Hohenstine’s spectacular window displays were a beloved tradition in downtown Columbus, Ohio, for more than 50 years.

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A man and a woman sit at a table with a couple of dozen gems in front of them. They are looking at them and making notes.
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Alumni Marry – and Create Award-Winning Fluorescent, Phosphorescent Diamond Necklace

Alumni couple, inspired by their mums, create beautiful jewellery – and a beautiful life – together.

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Special Jewellery Collection Showcases Innovative Designs and Techniques

The GIA Museum showcases contemporary jewellery pieces donated by the American Jewelry Design Council.

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Sapphires in graduated colors – from yellow, green, blue, purple and pink – create rainbow effects on the face and band of this watch.
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Luxury Watch Companies Tone Down the Bling in 2016

A tour of the luxury watch pavilion at Baselworld 2016 revealed a much more muted line of products than was offered two or three years ago.

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