Dyed Green Beryl
A step-cut beryl is dyed to simulate emerald.
Dyed Bone as a Red Coral Imitation
A specimen presenting as red coral is revealed to be dyed bone.
Coated Rock Crystal Imitation of Ruby
A coated rough rock crystal resembles a purplish red ruby.
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.
Dyed Natural Corundum as a Ruby Imitation
The gemological properties of a new ruby imitation, produced by dyeing natural colorless to pale-colored corundum, are described.
The author reviews the nature of this material and some of the forms into which it has been fashioned, as well as means of identifying hornbill ivory from other ivories and from imitations.
Abstracts; Spring 2009
This article, from the Spring 2009 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.
Spinel Submitted as Diamond
It is a rare occurrence when a diamond simulant submitted to a GIA laboratory turns out to be a natural gemstone.
Golden Coral Imitated by Plastic
A bracelet created to simulate the properties of golden coral is proven to be a plastic imitation.