The Newly Expanded Deutsches Edelsteinmuseum of Idar-Oberstein, Germany
A new display area has helped this unique museum to establish itself as one of the finest gemology exhibits in the world.
Artistry in Rock Crystal: The Van Pelt Collection
The lapidary arts of Harold and Erica Van Pelt.
Carving Gem-Quality Opal
An examination of the challenges of carving gem-quality opal.
Harry Winston: A Story Told in Diamonds
An overview of some of the most fabulous and famous diamonds that Harry Winston has known.
Fingerprinting of Two Diamonds Cut from the Same Rough
With the information from a combination of tools now available, the sophisticated gemologist can fingerprint a given stone.
The Rise to Prominence of the Modern Diamond Cutting Industry in India
this article reviews the rise of the modern diamond cutting industry in India and its impact on the world diamond trade
A Crystallographic Analysis of the Tavernier Blue Diamond
This study uses both historical information and modern data to create a computer model of the Tavernier Blue, orienting the finished diamond within the original diamond crystal.
The Cullinan Diamond Centennial: A History and Gemological Analysis Of Cullinans I And II
Eight decades after the Cullinan diamond was mined, a team of gemologists examined the two famous gems that were created from it to become part of the Crown Jewels of England.
Witnessing the Creation of Jadeite Masterpieces
Visit a workshop full of master craftsmen devoted to designing and creating the finest jadeite carvings in the world, carvings truly worthy of being called masterpieces.
Abstracts; Spring 1991
This article, from the Spring 1991 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.