• Cover of Gems & Gemology Fall 1996 issue, featuring 5 gemstone encrusted rings

Fall 1996

  • $15.00
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De Beers Natural versus Synthetic Diamond Verification Instruments
Christopher M. Welbourn, Martin Cooper, and Paul M. Spear

Introduction to Analyzing Internal Growth Structures: Identification of the Negative d Plane in Natural Ruby
Christopher P. Smith

Russian Flux-Grown Synthetic Alexandrite
Karl Schmetzer, Adolf Peretti, Olaf Medenbach, and Heinz-Jürgen Bernhardt

Every issue also includes the most up-to-date reports from the GIA Laboratory (Lab Notes) and gemologists around the world (Gem News International).

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