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Gems & Gemology In Review: Synthetic Diamond Flashdrive
Our Price: $49.95

More than 30 years of synthetic diamond research published in Gems & Gemology has been compiled in this comprehensive volume. Organized into five sections, each with introductions written by GIA Distinguished Research Fellow Dr. James E. Shigley, this book gives a historical overview of lab-grown diamonds—from the time they were first introduced by the General Electric Co. for industrial use in the mid-1950s, to the company’s 1970 announcement of a gem-quality synthetic diamond, to the debut of synthetics in the market in the 2000s. The most recent articles provide the latest information on high pressure/high temperature (HPHT) and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) synthetic diamonds, their production and identifying characteristics.This is a PDF version of the now-out-of-print 2005 book, which is shipped on a free Gems & Gemology flash drive.
Gems & Gemology In Review: Synthetic Diamond PDF
Our Price: $49.95

More than 30 years of synthetic diamond research published in Gems & Gemology has been compiled in this comprehensive volume. Organized into five sections, each with introductions written by GIA Distinguished Research Fellow Dr. James E. Shigley, this book gives a historical overview of lab-grown diamonds—from the time they were first introduced by the General Electric Co. for industrial use in the mid-1950s, to the company’s 1970 announcement of a gem-quality synthetic diamond, to the debut of synthetics in the market in the 2000s. The most recent articles provide the latest information on high pressure/high temperature (HPHT) and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) synthetic diamonds, their production and identifying characteristics. This is a downloadable PDF version of the now-out-of-print 2005 book (you will be provided with a link to download the file after checkout).
Gems & Gemology In Review: Colored Diamonds PDF
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More than 70 years of colored diamond research published in Gems & Gemology has been compiled in this comprehensive volume. Organized into four sections, each with introductions written by colored diamond color-grading expert John King, technical director of the GIA Laboratory, this book reviews the history and characteristics of famous colored diamonds such as the Hope and the Dresden Green, the characterization and grading of fancy-color diamonds, and seven decades of notable colored diamonds that have passed through the GIA Laboratory. This is a downloadable PDF version of the now-out-of-print 2006 book (you will be provided with a link to download the file after checkout).

Also included is a full-color 20-page booklet that explains and illustrates GIA color grades and descriptions for the most common colors of fancy-color diamonds (this will be shipped separately). 
Gems & Gemology In Review: Colored Diamonds Flashdrive
Our Price: $59.95

More than 70 years of colored diamond research published in Gems & Gemology has been compiled in this comprehensive volume. Organized into four sections, each with introductions written by colored diamond color-grading expert John King, technical director of the GIA Laboratory, this book reviews the history and characteristics of famous colored diamonds such as the Hope and the Dresden Green, the characterization and grading of fancy-color diamonds, and seven decades of notable colored diamonds that have passed through the GIA Laboratory. This is a PDF version of the now-out-of-print 2006 book, which is shipped on a free Gems & Gemology flash drive.

Also included is a full-color 20-page booklet that explains and illustrates GIA color grades and descriptions for the most common colors of fancy-color diamonds.
Gems & Gemology In Review: Treated Diamonds
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Once, diamond dealers could get by with rinsing their stones in alcohol to remove potential coatings, but no more. Modern diamond treatments have fundamentally changed the landscape for those who handle diamonds. For more than 70 years, Gems & Gemology has been at the forefront in characterizing diamond treatments – from early reports on irradiated diamonds in the 1930s, to the first use of laser drilling to remove dark inclusions in the 1970s, followed by glass filling in the 1980s and processing with high pressure and high temperature to alter color in the late 1990s. Previously, this material was spread across dozens of issues. Now, the important articles, lab notes, gem news items, and conference abstracts on the subject have been compiled into one comprehensive volume, Gems & Gemology In Review: Treated Diamonds.
GIA Colored Diamonds Color Reference Charts Booklet
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The GIA Colored Diamonds Color Reference Charts booklet explains and illustrates GIA color grades and descriptions for the most common fancy colors, including yellow, pink, blue, and yellow-green.
Major World Gem Producing Regions
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32” × 20” (80 × 50 cm)
ALL NEW – Updated for the 2000s!

 This chart features detailed maps indicating the significant active diamond and colored stone localities--as well as those that show future potential--in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Sri Lanka, South America, Southern Africa, Madagascar, and Australia. The chart also includes photographs of major gems produced from key locales.

Published in Fall 2010 with the article by J. E. Shigley et al., “Gem Localities of the 2000s,” Gems & Gemology, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 188–216. 
Visual Clues for Recognizing Beryllium-Diffused Rubies and Sapphires
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23.75” × 11” (60 × 27.5 cm) This colorful chart shows examples of features that are helpful in recognizing beryllium diffusion–treated rubies and sapphires. The features are categorized into four classes: diagnostic evidence, highly indicative evidence, evidence that is not indicative, and indications of no exposure to high heat. Published in Summer 2003 with the article by J. L. Emmett et al., “Beryllium Diffusion of Ruby and Sapphire,” Gems & Gemology, Vol. 39, No. 2, pp.84–135.
Emeralds, A Passionate Guide: The Emeralds, the People, their Secrets
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This book is an adventure into the unique world of emeralds written by an emerald dealer and gemologist...
Examples from the GIA Diamond Cut Grading System
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23.75” × 11” (60 × 27.5 cm) With 15 photographic examples of actual round brilliant diamonds and their grades in the new GIA Diamond Cut Grading System, this chart summarizes how standard round brilliant diamonds are given a cumulative cut grade based on seven components: brightness, fire, scintillation, weight ratio, durability, polish, and symmetry. A comprehensive system of computer modeling, mathematical calculations, deduction ranges, and standard GIA Laboratory grading methodology is used to assess each of these components and place the diamond in one of five grading categories. Published in Fall 2004 with the article by T. M. Moses et al., “A Foundation for Grading the Overall Cut Quality of Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds,” Gems & Gemology, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2004, pp. 202–228.