The Amber Room: Born From Vanity, Reborn From National Pride
The journey of a cultural landmark from Prussia to Russia. The first room is lost to history; the second was reconstructed by the Soviet Union.
A Survey of the Gemstone Resources of China
China has identified many deposits with significant potential to produce gemstones; various species are discussed.
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.
Amber History and Lore
Amber is probably best known for its insect and other types of inclusions.