• Cover of Gems & Gemology Summer 2000 issue, featuring strands of pink pearls

Summer 2000

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Characteristics of Nuclei in Chinese Freshwater Cultured Pearls
Kenneth Scarratt, Thomas M. Moses, and Shigeru Akamatsu

Ruby and Sapphire from Jegdalek, Afghanistan
Gary W. Bowersox, Eugene E. Foord, Brendan M. Laurs, James E. Shigley, and Christopher P. Smith

Identification of HPHT-Treated Yellow to Green Diamonds
Ilene M. Reinitz, Peter R. Buerki, James E. Shigley, Shane F. McClure, and Thomas M. Moses

A New Lasering Technique for Diamond
Shane F. McClure, John M. King, John I. Koivula, and Thomas M. Moses

New Filling Material for Diamonds from Oved Diamond Company: A Preliminary Study
James E. Shigley, Shane F. McClure, John I. Koivula, and Thomas M. Moses

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