Summer 2016 - Volume 52, Issue 2

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the quarterly journal of the gemological institute of america


Editorial

Responsible Mining, a Trek to Chivor, and a Dash of Fabergé

Duncan Pay, Editor-in-Chief


An overview of the Summer 2016 Gems & Gemology content. 


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Articles (5)

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Regular Features

Lab notes

Lab Notes

The latest advances and findings from GIA laboratories.

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Gem News

Gem News International

Global coverage of gem sources, notable new gem materials, and recent industry developments.

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Micro-World

An in-depth look at the hidden world of gem inclusions.

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Book Review

Reviews

Your guide to the latest
gem and jewelry books
and other media.

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MOST VALUABLE ARTICLE AWARD

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The Chinese Soul in Contemporary Jewelry Design
Andrew Lucas, Merilee Chapin, Moqing Lin, and Xiaodan Jia

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Splendor in the Outback: A Visit to Australia’s Opal Fields
Tao Hsu, Andrew Lucas, and, Vincent Pardieu