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Gem Virtuosos: The Drehers and Their Extraordinary Carvings

A look at the artistic heritage of the Drehers, an influential family of gem carvers in Idar-Oberstein, Germany.

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The 3543 CM-1 Infrared Absorption Band in Natural and Synthetic Amethyst and its Value in Identification

The proper use and limitations of IR spectroscopy for identifying natural versus synthetic amethyst of various types have been investigated, focusing on the region 3800–3000 cm-1.

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Jewelry that Speaks the Language of Flowers

A flower is one of nature’s most delicate delights, so it’s natural that jewelry designers have long found inspiration in them, seeking to capture their fleeting beauty in jewelry.

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Amethyst History and Lore

Fine amethysts have been set in religious jewelry and royal crown jewels for ages. It was once considered equal in value to ruby, emerald, and sapphire.

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And Then Came the Fantasy Cut

Once upon a time, gem cutting was a strict craft bound by centuries of tradition. Then Bernd Munsteiner (b. 1943) invented the fantasy cut.

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Amethyst from Four Peaks, Arizona

For more than a century, the Four Peaks mine in Maricopa County, Arizona, has produced gem-quality amethyst.

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Amethyst Mining in Brazil

Brazil is currently the leader in overall production of amethyst.

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Abstracts; Fall 1991

This article, from the Fall 1991 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.

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Abstracts; Summer 1991

From the Summer 1991 issue of Gems & Gemology, a summary of important gemology-related articles published in other journals.

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