Presenter: Zohreh Amini, GIA Colored Stones Graduate
Zohreh Amini will share the history and general facts about what turquoise is and where turquoise deposits are found. In addition to Egyptian, American and Chinese turquoise, you will learn about Persian turquoise characteristics, mines, treatment, repair, quality, Firoozeh Koobi and supply and demand.
Zohreh Amini is originally from Iran but is currently a permanent resident of the USA and lives in Arlington, Virginia. Zohreh is a gemologist and jewelry designer with 20 years of experience. She designs and makes custom jewelry on a case-by-case basis.