The Wittelsbach Blue
This article describes what is known about the Wittelsbach Blue since it was first reported in 1666, and the gemological information released to date on this diamond.
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.
Emeralds of the Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan
With the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan, villagers in the Panjshir Valley are turning their attention to the emerald riches of the nearby Hindu Kush Mountains.
Abstracts; Summer 2009
This article, from the Summer 2009 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.