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Patrick O’Shea stands in front of a staircase at the Javits Center in New York City.
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The Curious Life of Patrick O’Shea: From Ballistics Detective to Gemmologist and Jewellery Designer

Patrick O’Shea’s life’s journey led him down many career paths until they all came together as a designer who specialises in masonic jewellery.

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A multi-diamond brooch.
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2019 in Review: Diamond Trade Begins Recovery, Jewellery Retail Sector Blooms Late and Extraordinary Auction Sales

2019: A year of ups and downs in the gem and jewellery industry, including diamonds, retail, auction sales and laboratory-grown diamonds.

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A diamond necklace that features a 100.02 Fancy Intense yellow diamond. The pendant is done in the shape of a musical instrument.
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Bullish Predictions for 2019 Seasonal Sales Despite Concerns; Sotheby’s Hong Kong Auction Sales

US seasonal sales predictions are better than expected. Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction features a 100 ct yellow diamond necklace by GIA alumna Anna Hu.

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Man sits at his desk with a display stand of multiple pieces of jewelry in front of him.
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Alum’s Lifelong Quest: Searching for Jewellery Unicorns

Alan Nacht continues his family’s legacy - Bernard Nacht & Co. – and his quest for unforgettable jewellery.

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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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The Glory of Green Gems

Green gemstones, which can uplift and heal our spirits, have been popular gem choices ever since we began to adorn ourselves with jewellery.

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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 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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