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Peridot History and Lore

Peridot has always been associated with light. In fact, the Egyptians called it the “gem of the sun”.

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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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Special Jewellery Collection Showcases Innovative Designs and Techniques

The GIA Museum showcases contemporary jewellery pieces donated by the American Jewelry Design Council.

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Jewelled Butterflies Welcome Spring

The butterfly has enchanted jewellery designers for centuries because of its breath-taking beauty. There’s also another reason why this “flying flower” has transfixed the imagination. The butterfly is a universal symbol of transformation.

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Jessie brooch by Paula Crevoshay.
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Exhibition Review: Illuminations, from Earth to Jewel

A review of Illuminations, from Earth to Jewel, at the Museum of Mineralogy at the ParisTech School of Mines in France.

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Karyna Sena stands in front of a sapphire mine near Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Designer’s Love of Brazil – and its Gems – Shines in Every Piece She Creates

Karyna Sena, a third-generation gem and jewellery professional, infuses the rich tapestry of Brazil – and her joie de vivre – in each of her designs.

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Worker attaching wax forms
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Shenzhen: The Frontier of China’s Gem and Jewellery Industry

All jewellery professionals are familiar with the city of Shenzhen, a global jewellery manufacturing centre and a leader of China’s fast-growing gem and jewellery industry. Join the GIA team as we tour the city and discover more about its leading jewellery brands.

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Gemstone Durability: Design to Display

A treatise on the design, display, care and repair of fine gemstones.

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Creation of a Magnificent Suite of Peridot Jewellery
The Creation of a Magnificent Suite of Peridot Jewellery: From the Himalayas to Fifth Avenue

This peridot article chronicles the creation of a fine suite of peridot jewellery from the mine in the Himalayas to the manufacture of the necklace, bracelet, ring and earrings.

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"Modern" Jewellery: Retro to Abstract

A review of mid-20th century jewellery styles.

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