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.
Origin Determination of Dolomite-Related White Nephrite through Iterative-Binary Linear Discriminant Analysis
A technique for origin identification based on statistical analysis and LA-ICP-MS spectrometry.
Identification of Bleached and Polymer-Impregnated Jadeite
Article, Identification, Jadeite, “Bleaching”, Polymer Impregnation, Jade Treatments
Gemstone Carving in China: Winds of Change
Chinese master carvers have produced some of the world's most sophisticated gemstone carvings.
The Jade Enigma
An examination of the various simulants of of nephrite and jadeite, and how to separate them from jade.
Abstracts; Summer 1991
From the Summer 1991 issue of Gems & Gemology, a summary of important gemology-related articles published in other journals.
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.