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Letter to the Editor of the Australian Gemmologist

GIA's letter to the Editor This journal article documents letters to the Editor exchanged between the GIA cut study team and the cut group who wrote an article in The Australian Gemmol...

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Gemstones, Diamonds and Jewelry as Investments. Are you kidding or are you really serious?

David S. Atlas 2/10/2007 I love fine gems, well cut diamonds and quality jewelry. Please don’t shoot the messenger, as I have bought, sold, owned and appraised countless millions of dollars wo...

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An Overview Of Common Alloys Used In Jewelry

Fine jewelry settings are created from precious metals. This article addresses some important information about gold, white gold, rhodium plating and nickel allergies, as well as covering fine dist...

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Fractioning of Color by a Gem

This article shows an interesting effect of dispersion whereby color components are progressively diverted from the spectrum, as in 'fractional distillation' or 'fractional crystallization' of liqu...

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Visible Effects of Painting & Digging on Superideal Diamonds

With grateful acknowledgment to John Pollard, Sergey Sivovolenko, AGSL and GIA Laboratories for valuable resources and input. Graphics produced with DiamCalc software by OctoNus. Note: This arti...

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Can diamond-cutting be considered Art?

Coming back from holidays, and trying to catch up with Pricescope, I saw a lot of discussion and agreement about diamond-cutting being an art, and hence diamond cutters to be artists. At first, I f...

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Diamond Grading Labs – A Plan for Peer Review

Labs grading mistakes are a diamantaires favorite topic of conversation; are mistakes myths or reality? We aim to find out. If major labs give the same diamond 2 or more grade differences, th...

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Making the case for Imagem diamond grading

When one looks for solutions to problems it is best to look for the simplest possible one. There may be more than one legitimate way to solve a problem or to accomplish a task, but the simplest met...

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