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.
Sri Lanka: Treasure Island
A gemological tour of Sri Lanka’s gemstones.
The Elahera Gem Field in Central Sri Lanka
The Elahera gem field currently provides approximately 35% of the gemstones exported from Sri Lanka.
'Cobalt-Blue' Gem Spinels
Similarities between natural spinels — with intense blue color — and synthetic material, have led to difficulties in the recognition of the natural stones by traditional methods.
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; Summer 1991
From the Summer 1991 issue of Gems & Gemology, a summary of important gemology-related articles published in other journals.