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07/17/14

JTV hosting third annual gem conference

Jewelry Television is holding its third Gem Lovers’ conference at its headquarters in Knoxville. 

07/11/14

Titanic jewelry among topics for Gem-A conference

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain has confirmed 13 speakers for its upcoming annual conference, which will include a presentation on the jewels recovered from the wreck of the famed RMS Titanic.  

07/09/14

What the GIA research team learned in Brazil

The passion to find more Paraiba tourmaline at one mine is “contagious” while another is yielding pockets of high-quality emeralds. Read on to learn, and see, more from the GIA’s recent expedition to Brazil.  

06/30/14

Gem-A’s annual conference returns to historic site

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) will move its annual conference this year back to the former Royal Agricultural Hall in London, as it changes its program to make it more interactive for members. 

06/26/14

CIBJO outlines pearl sustainability plan

At CIBJO’s recent Sustainable Pearls Forum, President Gaetano Cavalieri emphasized the need for a comprehensive approach to achieve sustainability in the cultured pearl sector, one that focuses on economic, environmental and social responsibility. 

06/26/14

GSI 'Joy' boxes bring essentials to children

Gemological Science International has partnered with charitable organization Each One Teach One to launch the “Joy Box” campaign, which will provide children in Mumbai with essential daily items.

06/19/14

Gemfields’ first ruby auction nets $34M

Gemfields announced Wednesday that its first auction featuring high- and low-quality ruby and corundum from the Montepuez mine in Mozambique realized $33.5 million. 

06/18/14

Gemstone collection notches 9 world records

The Ophir Collection, which contains 40 of the world’s largest minerals, holds Guinness World Records in nine categories, including the largest faceted sapphire, cut brown sapphire and cut serendibite. 

06/03/14

AGA now accepting nominations for Bonanno award

The Accredited Gemologists Association is seeking nominations for its 2015 Antonio C. Bonanno Excellence in Gemology Award, which recognizes major contributions made in the field of gemology.