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The Stories Behind the Photos: A Gigantic Aquamarine and ‘Gaudy’ Nature

Gemological photojournalist Robert Weldon shares the stories behind some of his favorite photos.

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Spring 2020 G&G Available Now

An overview of the Spring 2020 Gems & Gemology content.

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Jeweler Creates ‘Medal of Honor’ Pin to Recognize Coronavirus Health Care Fighters

GIA graduate creates a commemorative pin to recognize health care workers battling the coronavirus.

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G&G Announces Most Valuable Article Awards

G&G announces the winners of the Dr. Edward J. Gübelin Most Valuable Article Awards for 2019.

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What Country Do My Diamonds and Other Gemstones Come From?

Distinguished Research Fellow Dr. James Shigley shares information on how GIA determines colored stone origin and the mysteries of diamonds origin.

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Atypical Bead Cultured Pinctada maxima Pearls Nucleated with Freshwater Non-Bead Cultured Pearls

A study of 12 white and yellow “golden” South Sea cultured pearls nucleated with freshwater non-bead cultured pearls.

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