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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Modern" Jewellery: Retro to Abstract
A review of mid-20th century jewellery styles.
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.
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.
Pearl Fashion Through the Ages
A history of pearls in jewellery and fashions through the ages.
Freshwater Pearls of North America
The American freshwater pearl industry and its new entry, the freshwater cultured pearl.