Jaipur, India: The Global Gem and Jewellery Power of the Pink City
Examines Jaipur’s role as a coloured stone cutting and jewellery manufacturing centre, with profiles of 17 companies and their factory, trading and retail operations.
Abstracts; Summer 2009
This article, from the Summer 2009 issue of Gems & Gemmology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemmology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemmology.
Gemstone Durability: Design to Display
A treatise on the design, display, care and repair of fine gemstones.
Pleochroism in Faceted Gems: An Introduction
Describes the phenomenon of pleochroism and its complex effect on the appearance of coloured stones.
The examination of 23 tanzanites coated by an apparently new technique.
Gem-Quality Green Zoisite
A new transparent, gem-quality green zoisite has been discovered in the Merelani Hills of mineral-rich Tanzania.
Some Tanzanite Imitations
Since at least 1995, various materials have been manufactured to imitate tanzanite in the gem trade.