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.
Celebrating 75 Years of Gems & Gemology
Gems & Gemology, the professional quarterly of GIA, debuted in 1934
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.
Art Nouveau: Jewels and Jewellers
This article discusses the origins of Art Nouveau and outlines the distinctive interpretations and contributions made by significant Art Nouveau jewellers.
Harry Winston: A Story Told in Diamonds
An overview of some of the most fabulous and famous diamonds that Harry Winston has known.
Jewellery of the 1990s
This article provides an overview of the many changes that took place in how jewellery was designed, manufactured and marketed during the last decade.
Curves and Optics in Nontraditional Gemstone Cutting
A series of cuts, designed by the author, exhibit extraordinary optical effects that result from a combination of curved surfaces and plane facets placed to take advantage of internal reflection.
The Cullinan Diamond Centennial: A History and Gemmological Analysis Of Cullinans I And II
Eight decades after the Cullinan diamond was mined, a team of gemmologists examined the two famous gems that were created from it to become part of the Crown Jewels of England.
Fingerprinting of Two Diamonds Cut from the Same Rough
With the information from a combination of tools now available, the sophisticated gemmologist can fingerprint a given stone.
Contemporary Intarsia: The Medvedev Approach to Gem Inlay
Russian émigré Nicolai Medvedev is creating masterpieces of lapidary work in boxes, candlesticks, clock cases and jewellery.