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Winter 2014
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Rough Diamond Auctions: Sweeping Changes in Pricing and Distribution
Russell Shor

Exceptional Pink to Red Diamonds: A Celebration of the 30th Argyle Diamond Tender
John King, James E. Shigley, and Claudia Jannucci

Study of the Blue Moon Diamond
Eloïse Gaillou, Jeffery E. Post, Keal S. Byrne, and James E. Butler

A Preliminary Study on the Separation of Natural and Synthetic Emerals Using Vibrational Spectroscopy
Le Thi-Thu Huong, Wolfgang Hofmeister, Tobias Häger, Stefanos Karampelas, and Nguyen Duc-Trung Kien

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Fall 2014
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Sri Lanka: Expedition to the Island of Jewels
Andrew Lucas, Armil Sammoon, A.P. Jayarajah, Tao Hsu, and Pedro Padua

Observations on Pearls Reportedly from the Pinnidae Family (Pen Pearls)
Nicholas Sturman, Artitaya Homkrajae, Areeya Manustrong, and Nanthaporn Somsaard

Pleochroism in Faceted Gems: An Introduction
Richard W. Hughes

Nephrite Jade from Guangxi Province, China
Zuowei Yin, Cui Jiang, M. Santosh, Quanli Chen, Yiming Chen, and Yi Bao

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Summer 2014
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Botswana’s Scintillating Moment
Robert Weldon and Russell Shor

Three-Phase Inclusions in Emerald and Their Impact on Origin Determination
Sudarat Saeseaw, Vincent Pardieu, and Supharart Sangsawong

Color Phenomena of Blue Amber
Yan Liu, Guanghai Shi, and Shen Wang

Experimental Studies on the Heat Treatment of Baltic Amber
Yamei Wang, Mingxing Yang, and Yiping Yang

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Spring 2014
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Exploring the Chinese Gem and Jewelry Industry
Tao Hsu, Andrew Lucas, Zhili Qiu, Mu Li, and Qingyuan Yu

Near-Colorless HPHT Synthetic Diamonds from AOTC Group
Ulrika F.S. D'Haenens-Johanssen, Kyaw Doe Moe, Paul Johnson, Shun Yan Wong, Ren Lu, and Wuyi Wang

Hunting for "Jedi" Spinels in Mogok
Vincent Pardieu

A Look Insider a Remarkably Large Beaded South Sea Cultured Pearl
Laura Otter, Ursula Wehrmeister, Frieder Enzmann, Martin Wolf, and Dorrit E. Jacob

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Winter 2013
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Recent Advances in Understanding the Geology of Diamonds
Steven B. Shirey and James E. Shigley

Blue Sapphires from the Baw Mar Mine in Mogok
Hpone-Phyo Kan-Nyunt, Stefanos Karampelas, Klemens Link, Kyaw Thu, Lore Kiefert, and Pierre Hardy


Update on Gemstone Mining in Luc Yen, Vietnam
Pham Van Long, Vincent Pardieu, and Gaston Guiliani

Characteristics of Coated Jadeite Jade
Jian Zhang, Taijin Lu, and Hua Chen

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Fall 2013
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The Museum of London's Extraordinary Cheapside Hoard
Robert Weldon and Cathleen Jonathan

On the Origin of Digit Patterns in Gem Opal
Benjamin Rondeau, Jean-Pierre Gauthier, Francesco Mazzero, Emmanuel Fritsch, Yves Bodeur, and Boris Chauviré

Agates from Sidi Rahal, Morocco: Gemological Characteristics and Proposed Origin
Magdalena Dumanska-S³owik, Lucyna Natkaniec-Nowak, Aleksandra Wese³ucha-Birczynska, Adam Gawe³, Marek Lankosz, and Pawe³ Wróbel

Useful Visual Clue Indicating Corundum Heat Treatment
John I. Koivula

Three Occurrences of Oregon Sunstone
Duncan Pay, Robert Weldon, Shane McClure, and Kevin Schumacher

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Summer 2013
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Optimizing Face-Up Appearance in Colored Gemstone Faceting
Al Gilbertson

Fluorescence Produced by Optical Defects in Diamond: Measurement, Characterization, and Challenges
Yun Luo and Christopher M. Breeding

Nephrite Jade From Val Malenco, Italy: Review and Update
Ilaria Adamo and Rosangela Bocchio

Optical Defects in Diamond: A Quick Reference Chart
James E. Shigley and Christopher M. Breeding


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Spring 2013
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Auction Houses: A Powerful Market Influence on Major Diamonds and Colored Gemstones
Russell Shor
A Comparison of Modern and Fossil Ivories Using Multiple Techniques
Zuowei Yin, Pengfei Zhang, Quanli Chen, Chen Zheng, and Yuling Li
Infrared Spectroscopic Study of Filled Moonstone
Li Jianjun, Weng Xiaofan, Yu Xiaoyan, Liu Xiaowei, Chen Zhenyu, and Li Guihua
Gemological Characteristics of Saltwater Cultured Pearls Produced After Xenotransplantation
Stefanos Karampelas and Aurore Lombard
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Winter 2012
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Natural Pearls from Australian Pinctada Maxima
Kenneth Scarratt, Peter Bracher, Michael Bracher, Ali Attawi, Ali Safar, Sudarat Saeseaw, Artitaya Homkrajae, and Nicholas Sturman
Detecting HPHT Synthetic Diamond Using a Handheld Magnet
Kirk Feral
Color Origin of Lavender Jadeite: An Alternative Approach
Ren Lu
Update on the Identification of Dye Treatment in Yellow or “Golden” Cultured Pearls
Chunhui Zhou, Artitaya Homkrajae, Joyce Wing Yan Ho, Akira Hyatt, and Nicholas Sturman
Update on the Identification of Irradiated South Sea Cultured Pearls Using Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy Youngchool Kim, Hyunmin Choi, Bohyun Lee, and Ahmadjan Abduriyim
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Fall 2012
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Gemstones from Vietnam: An Update
Le Thi-Thu Huong, Tobias Häger, Wolfgang Hofmeister, Christoph Hauzenberger, Dietmar Schwarz, Pham Van Long, Ursula Wehmeister, Nguyen Ngoc Khoi, and Nguy Tuyet Nhung
Tsavorite and Other Grossulars from Itrafo, Madagascar
Ilaria Adamo, Valeria Diella, and Federico Pezzotta
Characterization of a Synthetic Nano-Polycrystalline Diamond Gemstone
Elise A. Skalwold, Nathan Renfro, James E. Shigley, and Christopher M. Breeding
Spectral Characteristics of Natural-Color Saltwater Cultured Pearls from Pinctada Maxima
Stefanos Karampelas
Turquoise from Zhushan County, Hubei Province, China
Quanli Chen, Zuowei Yin, Lijian Qi, and Yan Xiong
Inclusions in Aquamarine from Ambatofotsikely, Madagascar
Fabrice Danet, Marie Schoor, Jean-Claude Boulliard, Daniel R. Neuville, Olivier Beyssac, and Vincent Bourgoin
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