An Examination of Four Important Gems
Several famous and historical gemstones in the Smithsonian's collection are examined and reported on.
Abstracts; Autumn 2009
This article, from the Autumn 2009 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemmology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.
A New Method for Detecting Be Diffusion-Treated Sapphires: Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)
This article describes the first application of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) to gemmology.