Digital Photomicrography for Gemologists
A guide to capturing gem inclusion scenes using practical equipment and techniques and the appropriate image-refining software.
Fluorescence Produced by Optical Defects in Diamond: Measurement, Characterization, and Challenges
How variations in UV lamp output can affect observed fluorescence color and intensity.
Summer 2015 G&G: Dual-Stars, Photomicrography Guide, Rubies from Tajikistan, New Micro-World Section
G&G Brief presents an overview of the content of the Summer 2015 issue of Gems & Gemology.
Color Grading of Colored Diamonds in the GIA Gem Trade Laboratory
How GIA’s Gem Trade Laboratory grades colored diamonds, including an expanded color grading terminology, is explained.
The “Type” Classification System of Diamonds and Its Importance in Gemology
Knowledge of type allows gemologists to better evaluate if a diamond might be treated or synthetic, and whether it should be sent to a laboratory for testing.
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.
Abstracts; Fall 2009
This article, from the Fall 2009 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.
Book Review: From a Snowflake to an Iceberg: The McFerrin Collection
By Dorothy McFerrin, publ. by the McFerrin Foundation, College Station, Texas, 2013, US $125
Book Review: Handbook of Spectral Lines in Diamond, Volume 1: Tables and Interpretations
By Bernhard Dischler, 467 pp., publ. by Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co., Berlin; New York, 2012, US $120