Rex Guo: The Science and Art of Recutting Fine Gemstones
Rex Guo describes how he sources and systematically recuts faceted stones to unlock their inner beauty.
Jewelers to the Maharajas of Jaipur and Modern-Day Moguls
Enter a world not well-known in the West—the world of the maharajas and their jewelry, coveted by the modern-day moguls of business, entertainment, and royalty. See the fantastic works of art made today in the form of enameled Kundan meena jewelry and the regal look of polki diamonds.
Shenzhen: The Frontier of China’s Gem and Jewelry Industry
All jewelry professionals are familiar with the city of Shenzhen, a global jewelry manufacturing center and a leader of China’s fast-growing gem and jewelry industry. Join the GIA team as we tour the city and discover more about its leading jewelry brands.
Ruby and Sapphire Production and Distribution: A Quarter Century of Change
During the past 25 years, the corundum market has been transformed from one of medium to high-priced gems to one that encompasses nearly all price ranges.
"Modern" Jewelry: Retro to Abstract
A review of mid-20th century jewelry styles.