Feature Gems & Gemology, Summer 2009, Volume 45, No. 2

Celebrating 75 Years of Gems & Gemology

Gems & Gemology, the professional quarterly of GIA, debuted in 1934. Appearing in the 306th issue, this article looks back at the first 75 years. By reviewing the journal’s milestones, it also traces the history of modern gemology, as the articles, notes, and news updates in G&G represent a virtual encyclopedia of the developments that have influenced the science into the 21st century.