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AGTA Amends Code of Ethics-ICA

AGTA Amends Code of Ethics-ICA
I just got this and this is news that you need to know about if you are in the Wholesale Gemstone Industry. AGTA has made some amendments to their ...

GEM MINING IN AFGHANISTAN

GEM MINING IN AFGHANISTAN
Afghanistan is a well-known gem producing country accommodating some of the oldest mines in the world. The four main gemstone-producing areas are B...

Garnet is SO Diverse

Garnet is SO Diverse
I was sitting down the other day to write an article about garnet, being January’s birthstone and all, I figured it made sense.  Then, as I starte...

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR
Pantone Inc. is a corporation headquartered in Carlstadt, New Jersey, best known for its Pantone Matching System (PMS), a proprietary color space u...

EMERALD

EMERALD
Emerald means ‘green gemstone’. It is a variety of the mineral beryl (Be3Al2(SiO3)6)colored green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadi...

Beryllium treated Blue Sapphires

Beryllium treated Blue Sapphires
Blue Sapphire is a variety of the mineral Corundum in blue. Other two gem-varieties of corundum are Ruby (red) and Padparadscha (pinkish orange...

Garnet

Garnet
Red garnet is one of the most common and widespread of gems, found in metamorphic rocks (which are rocks altered by heat and pressure) on every c...

Blue Topaz

Blue Topaz
The ancient Greeks believed that topaz gave them strength. In Europe during the Renaissance (the period from the 1300s to the 1600s) people thought...

Amethyst

Amethyst
Amethyst has a beautiful wine color and the Greeks associated it with Bacchus, the god of wine. Many believed that amethyst can keep its wearer cle...

Tourmaline

Tourmaline
For centuries people were confused as to what the gem tourmaline was. Until the development of modern mineralogy it was identified as some other st...

Opal

Opal
Opal is the product of seasonal rains that drenched dry ground in regions such as Australia’s semi-desert “outback.” The showers soaked deep into a...

Tanzanite

Tanzanite
Tiffany and Co. recently discovered tanzanite and it is only found in one place on earth. It was found in a country named Tanzania. The gem was n...
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