• Cover of Gems & Gemology Winter 1997 issue, featuring wreath of blue and colorless gemstones

Winter 1997

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A Contribution to Understanding the Effect of Blue Fluorescence on the Appearance of Diamonds
Thomas M. Moses, Ilene M. Reinitz, Mary L. Johnson, John M. King, and James E. Shigley

Synthetic Moissanite: A New Diamond Substitute
Kurt Nassau, Shane F. McClure, Shane Elen, and James E. Shigley

Characterization of Chinese Hydrothermal Synthetic Emerald
Karl Schmetzer, Lore Kiefert, Heinz-J¸rgen Bernhardt, and Zhang Beili
1997 Annual Index

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