Gem News International
Gems & Gemology, Spring 2014, Vol. 50, No. 1

Innovative Optical Effects, Unique Rings with Raw Crystals – Tucson 2014

Duncan Pay
April 30, 2014
Quartz disk jewelry
"Wheels of light" are innovative quartz disks with sealed inserts of colored gems or minerals, creating multiple reflections to lend color to otherwise transparent rock crystal. Inside these examples are Paraíba tourmaline (left) and realgar (right). Photos by Eric Welch; courtesy of Nature’s Geometry.

Inside Tucson 2014

Explore the 2014 Tucson Gem show with GIA.
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Inside Tucson 2013

Eighteen interviews with trade experts, from one of the world’s largest gem shows.
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Why We Love Garnet
Explore garnet history, research, quality factors, and more in the GIA Gem Encyclopedia.
 
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Learn More About Tourmaline

Why We Love
Explore tourmaline history, research, quality factors, and more in the GIA Gem Encyclopedia.
 
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