Posts Tagged ‘Gem Treatments’

Which one is the Emerald?

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

The pure grass green color of the Emerald has long been symbolic of serenity and virtue and is the primary reason why emeralds have been treasured and sought after for so many centuries.  The qualities of beautiful color, rarity, and durability (see my blog on restoring damaged Emeralds) have traditionally earned the emerald the reputation […]

The Impact of Enhancements on the Value of Gems

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

I attended a meeting last November of the Orange County GIA Alumni to hear Richard Drucker speak. His firm, Gemworld International, and the AGTA Gemological Testing Center co-sponsored the Inaugural World of Gems Conference, held Sept. 2008 in Chicago. In February, we finally received Gemworld’s publication of the proceedings. Richard, publisher of the Gem Market […]

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