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Crowds of people on the trade show floor.
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Typhoon, Trade Wars and Currency Lows Dampen Hong Kong Shows

Business at the September Hong Kong Gem and Jewellery Shows was spotty, despite a strong world economy. Buyers left early to avoid Typhoon Mangkhut.

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A bright orange, multi-faceted gem.
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Fall for Autumn Gems

Nature gives us a brilliant palette of color-changing leaves and a spectacular kaleidoscope of colorful sunsets during the fall season.

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Beads: The World’s First Jewelry

Beads are an undeniable staple of personal adornment around the world. Discover how they cut across political, socio-economic and cultural boundaries.

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Ametrine top view cut
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Colored Stone Cut Quality: What to Look For

Part 5 of 5 in the series “Value Factors, Design, and Cut Quality of Colored Gemstones (Non-Diamond)” explores craftsmanship’s bearing on cut quality.

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Tourmalines
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Factors in Colored Stones that Interact to Affect Value

Part 4 of 5 in the series: Value Factors, Design, and Cut Quality of Colored Gemstones (Non-Diamond). This article digs deeper into cutters’ choices and explores additional factors used in the trade to assess relative value.

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Kunzite top and side view
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Colored Stone Darkness & Brightness

Part 3 of 5 in the series: Value Factors, Design, and Cut Quality of Colored Gemstones (Non-Diamond). This article examines how cutting decisions can have a profound affect on a gemstone’s color quality.

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Gem Cutting Styles - Definitions

Part 2 of 5 in the series: Value Factors, Design, and Cut Quality of Colored Gemstones (Non-Diamond). This article establishes a common language for discussing cutting styles, with a focus on basic faceting styles, and offers a short discussion on cabochons and beads

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Colored Gemstone Value Factors

Part 1 of 5 in the series: Value Factors, Design, and Cut Quality of Colored Gemstones (Non-Diamond). This article discusses the major value factors that affect the price of a colored gemstone.

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Book Review: Dreher Carvings: Gemstone Animals from Idar-Oberstein

Review of Dreher Carvings: Gemstone Animals from Idar-Oberstein by Wilhelm Lindemann, Will Larson, and Ekkehard Schneider.

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Book Review: Rings

Review of Rings by Rachel Church

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