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Gemmology Today - Index by Issue

Please find a description of the various articles, their page reference numbers and the issue they have appeared in.

Article Description Page # Issue
CARBON COPY Diamonds through Antiquity by Jan Asplund 5 November 2016
THE SPICE OF LIFE Chatoyancy - Is it magic or simply Mother Nature? by Leone Langeslag 8 November 2016
MONEY CENT$ - God Save Us by Geoff Dominy 10 November 2016
SMART THINKING - How to Build a Smart Phone Microscope 14 November 2016
FAIR PLAY - More than just a Gemstone by Geoff Dominy 16 November 2016
TOOLS OF THE TRADE – The Dichroscope by Geoff Dominy 20 November 2016
FINGERPRINT FILE – The Lost Art of Gem Identification by Geoff Dominy 25 November 2016
OUT IN THE FIELD - Idar-Oberstein with a touch of ‘Splendeur Française’ ! by Deborah Mazza 28 November 2016
CITES & CORAL - Precious and Ornamental Coral in Jewelry and Decorative Objects by Cristina Rzepka de Lombas 33 November 2016
FEATURE GEM – Apatite 36 November 2016
FLUORESCENCE - Over Grading of Blue Fluorescent Diamonds Revisited by Michael Cowing 38 November 2016
PHOTOMICROSCOPY - Photomicrography - a world within a gem by Egor Gavrilenko 40 November 2016
NEWS FROM DOWN UNDER - The Australian Opal Centre: Long-awaited Centre for a Magnificent Gemstone by Jenni Brammall 48 November 2016
GEMMOLOGY – The Women who are Shaping our Industry – Interview with Donna Hawrelko, President of the C.G.A 58 November 2016
ASIAN STIR FRY - A conundrum this corundum by Peter Grumitt 60 November 2016
LET THERE BE LIGHT - Light and Gemstones: Spectrometric Identification Tools by Joel Dyer 62 November 2016
CARBON COPY Into the Valley of the Diamonds by Jan Asplund 5 February 2017
GEMSTONE ENHANCEMENTS & TREATMENTS Treated Gems Are Acceptable - But Non-Disclosure Is NOT by Antoinette Matlins 8 February 2017
WOMEN IN GEMMOLOGY - Interview with E. Billie Hughes 14 February 2017
THE SPICE OF LIFE - Scapolite: Going the Extra Mile by Leone Langeslag 22 February 2017
MONEY CENT$ - The Ruptured Rupee by Geoff Dominy 24 February 2017
SMART THINKING - Hanneman Specific Gravity Balance 26 February 2017
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - The Chelsea Filter 28 February 2017
PHOTOMICROSCOPY - Rock with a Little Heavy Metal - Microscopic Observations in Synthetic Diamonds by Egor Gavrilenko 33 February 2017
FINGERPRINT FILE – Identification Blues by Geoff Dominy 50 February 2017
LITERARY SPEAKING - Ruby & Sapphire, A Gemologist’s Guide, Objective Diamond Clarity Grading and Secrets of the Gem Trade 2nd Edition 58 February 2017
THE LEARNING CURVE - Testing Times by Geoff Dominy 62 February 2017
MADE IN BRITAIN - Amber from the British Isles by Vanessa Paterson 66 February 2017
WHAT JEWELERS DON’T TELL YOU AND UNTRUE THINGS THEY DO! by Antoinette Matlins 70 February 2017
FAIR PLAY - Four Pillars of Modern Gemmology by Greg Valerio 72 February 2017
ASIAN STIR FRY - Ruby & Sapphire, A Gemologist’s Guide - Book Launch by Julie Poli 76 February 2017
CARBON COPY - Shaping an Industry: The Genesis of Diamond Cutting by Jan Asplund 5 May 2017
UNDER PRESSURE - HPHT Type 2b Synthetic Diamond with Trigons by Meenakshi Chauhan 10 May 2017
THE DAILY GRIND - Interview with award winning gem cutter John Dyer 14 May 2017
MONEY CENT$ - The Name is the Game by Geoff Dominy 24 May 2017
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - The Prism Spectroscope 30 May 2017
FINGERPRINT FILE - Emerald Eyes 34 May 2017
GRADE SCHOOL - Diamond Clarity Grading’s Golden Ratio by Michael D. Cowing 56 May 2017
MADE IN BRITAIN - That Old Black Magic – Jet by Sarah Steele 62 May 2017
LITERARY SPEAKING - Book reviews of ‘Gemstones’ and ‘Suomen Korukivet’ (Gemstones of Finland) 68 May 2017
LAB TALK - Rock with a Little Heavy Metal (Part Two) by Egor Gavrilenko 77 May 2017
NAME CALLING - Red Emerald or Red Beryl…What’s In a Gemstone’s Name? Time To Reflect and Rethink? by Antoinette Matlins 80 May 2017
THE SPICE OF LIFE - What do you mean…..Spodumene? by Leone Langeslag 89 May 2017
CARBON COPY - The formation of the first European Diamond Trading and Cutting Centers by Jan Asplund 5 August 2017
IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER - Connoisseurship: The Finer Points Crystal - The Fourth ‘C’ by Richard Wise 8 August 2017
THE DAILY GRIND - Interview with award winning gem cutter Victor Tuvlukov 12 August 2017
MONEY CENT$ - Getting Blood out of a Stone by Geoff Dominy 18 August 2017
FINGERPRINT FILE - Ruby Tuesday by Geoff Dominy 24 August 2017
THE SPICE OF LIFE - Peri-WHAT? by Leone Langeslag 32 August 2017
ONE MAN’S JUNK IS ANOTHER MAN’S TREASURE - Any Old Iron: Dauvit Alexander by Deborah Mazza 48 August 2017
GRADE SCHOOL - Diamond Design and Light Performance by Michael D. Cowing 56 August 2017
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - A Man, A Magnet and An Idea… by Kirk Feral 64 August 2017
LAB TALK - Rock with a Little Heavy Metal (Part Three) by Egor Gavrilenko 71 August 2017
OUT OF THIS WORLD - Sci-Fi Heaven or Plain Old Glass by Conny Forsberg 76 August 2017
OUT IN THE FIELD - The Magical Quartz Forest of Selvino, Italy by Joel Dyer 82 August 2017
CARBON COPY - ‘Medieval Diamond Myths and Misconceptions’ by Jan Asplund 5 November 2017
MEN IN GEMMOLOGY - Interview with John Koivula 8 November 2017
MONEY CENT$ - ‘The Great Inflate - Now you see it, Now you don’t’ by Geoff Dominy 20 November 2017
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Tanzanite - The New Kid on the Block’ by Geoff Dominy 24 November 2017
LAB TALK - ‘Synthetic Moissanite - Diamond Copycat’ by Meenakshi Chauhan 30 November 2017
GRADE SCHOOL - ‘CZ Master Stones: A Blessing or a Curse?’ by Michael D. Cowing 34 November 2017
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - Reasons Simple Gem-Testing Tools Remain Important - Part 1 (Chelsea Filter) by Antoinette Matlins 42 November 2017
SMART THINKING - ‘A Propensity for Density - Specific Gravity Made Simple’ by Kirk Feral 68 November 2017
THE DAILY GRIND - Interview with Lisa Elser by Deborah Mazza 76 November 2017
THE SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Sphalerite & Paella’ by Leone Langeslag 82 November 2017
CARBON COPY - ‘The Origin of Diamonds in Europe - 16th & 17th Centuries’ by Jan Asplund 5 February 2018
MEN IN GEMMOLOGY - Interview with a Finnish Gemmological Giant: Dr. Kari A. Kinnunen by Joel Dyer 8 February 2018
THROUGH THE LENS - ‘From Russia with Love: The Photographic Genius’ of Dmitry Stolyarevich 20 February 2018
MONEY CENT$ - ‘Education - A Cost of Doing Business or an Investment in Your Business? by Geoff Dominy 30 February 2018
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Spinel - The Times They Are A Changin’ by Geoff Dominy 34 February 2018
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - The Value Of Simple, Portable Instruments – Part 2 (Dichroscope) by Antoinette Matlins 42 February 2018
SMART THINKING - ‘Thermal Inertia - What is it and why should we care?’ by Kirk Feral 74 February 2018
IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER - ‘Connoisseurship: Color - First Among Equals’ by Richard Wise 82 February 2018
THE SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Turkish Delight - Diaspore ’ by Leone Langeslag 86 February 2018
CARBON COPY - ‘South American Diamonds’ by Jan Asplund 5 May 2018
MEN IN GEMMOLOGY - Interview with Danny J. Sanchez - Where Art Meets Science 8 May 2018
OUT IN THE FIELD - ‘The Legend of Bolivianite - Ametrine’ by Gérard Quintin 20 May 2018
MONEY CENT$ - ‘The Chromium Factor: King Maker or Fortune Taker? by Geoff Dominy 26 May 2018
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Jadeite - Stone from Heaven’ by Geoff Dominy 30 May 2018
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - The Value Of Simple, Portable Instruments - Part 3 (Loupe) by Antoinette Matlins 38 May 2018
SMART THINKING - ‘Let There Be Light’ by Kirk Feral 64 May 2018
NEWS FROM DOWN UNDER - ‘The Australian Opal Centre - An Update and Opportunity’ by Jenni Brammall 76 May 2018
THE SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Iolite - The Blue Wonder ’ by Leone Langeslag 82 May 2018
SMART THINKING - ‘A Heavenly Light - The Gemstone Viewer’ by Kirk Feral 5 September 2018
CARBON COPY - ‘Diamond Enlightenment’ by Jan Asplund 9 September 2018
THE DAILY GRIND - Interview with Dalan Hargraves - Gem Faceter Extraordinaire 12 September 2018
MONEY CENT$ - ‘Pumping Iron’ by Geoff Dominy 32 September 2018
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Turquoise - Persian Nights’ by Geoff Dominy 36 September 2018
GRADE SCHOOL - ‘The Ideal Brilliant Cut: From its Beginnings to Today’ by Michael D. Cowing 42 September 2018
LITERALLY SPEAKING - Richard Wise reviews ‘Stoned, Jewelry, Obsession, and How Desires Shapes the World’ by Aja Raden 51 September 2018
OUT IN THE FIELD - ‘Inclusions in Corundum - From a Curse to a Blessing’ by Kyalo Kiilu 76 September 2018
SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Fire Agate - Don’t Call the Fire Brigade!’ by Leone Langeslag 78 September 2018
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - The Value Of Simple, Portable Instruments - Part 4 (UV Light) by Antoinette Matlins 81 September 2018
MEN IN GEMMOLOGY - Interview with Torbjörn Lindwall, founder of Gemometrics AB 5 December 2018
SMART THINKING - ‘Gems on the Blink - The Polariscope’ by Kirk Feral 11 December 2018
SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Sunstone - All that Glitters’ by Leone Langeslag 15 December 2018
CARBON COPY - ‘Early Russian Diamonds’ by Jan Asplund 19 December 2018
MONEY CENT$ - ‘Copper - Penny for your Thoughts’ by Geoff Dominy 22 December 2018
FINGERPRINT FILE - Review of the new GemPen ® by Geoff Dominy 28 December 2018
THROUGH THE LENS - Interview with gemstone and jewellery photographer Arjuna Irsutti 34 December 2018
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - Review of the EXA Gem Instrument by Peters Brangulis and Egor Gavrilenko 48 December 2018
THE DAILY GRIND - ‘Chasing the Light’ with Jean-Noel Soni & Nicholas Yiannarakis by Deborah Mazza 54 December 2018
EXPOGEMA 2018 - A pictorial review of IGE’s trade show in Madrid, Spain by Geoff Dominy 78 December 2018
WOMEN IN GEMMOLOGY - Interview with Lisi Fracchia, award-winning jewellery designer 5 March 2019
TUCSON 2019 - A Review by Stuart Pool 15 March 2019
CARBON COPY - ‘Diamonds for Betrothal and Marriage’ by Jan Asplund 19 March 2019
MONEY CENT$ - ‘Titanium - Heating Rutile is Never Futile’ by Geoff Dominy 22 March 2019
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Masters of Green - Chromium & Vanadium’ by Kirk Feral 28 March 2019
THROUGH THE LENS - Interview with gemstone and jewellery photographer Mia Dixon 34 March 2019
LITERARY SPEAKING - Richard W. Wise reviews of ‘Diamonds, An Early History Of The King Of Gems’ 48 March 2019
LITERARY SPEAKING - Richard W. Wise reviews of ‘Rock Creek Sapphires, A Kaleidoscope of Color’ 49 March 2019
SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Zircon - Double Vision’ by Leone Langeslag 73 March 2019
LAB TALK - Jean-Marie Arlabosse looks at an interesting emerald crystal 5 June 2019
CARBON COPY - ‘All Roads Lead to’. A look at Chinese Diamonds by Jan Asplund 11 June 2019
THROUGH THE LENS - Interview with mineral, gemstone and jewellery photographer Jeff Scovil 14 June 2019
MONEY CENT$ - ‘The Power of Cobalt’ by Geoff Dominy 34 June 2019
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Masters of Green - Chromium & Vanadium - Part Two’ by Kirk Feral 38 June 2019
LITERARY SPEAKING - Richard W. Wise reviews MOGOK The Valley of Precious Stones 46 June 2019
SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Topaz - Tapas Anyone?’ by Leone Langeslag 70 June 2019
THE LEARNING CURVE - ‘Natural or Synthetic?’ 76 June 2019
MEN IN GEMMOLOGY – ‘Renaissance Man’ with Conny Forsberg 5 September 2019
MONEY CENT$ - ‘Is Bigger BETTER?’ by Geoff Dominy 16 September 2019
THROUGH THE LENS – ‘Meet Antonio Miglioli’ 22 September 2019
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Fluorescent Garnets’ by Kirk Feral 40 September 2019
OUT IN THE FIELD – ‘Seller Beware – Meet the Gem Detective!’ by Kim Rix 64 September 2019
LITERARY SPEAKING - Richard W. Wise reviews MAGNIFICENT GREEN - On The Trail Of The Legendary Colombian Emerald 72 September 2019
SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Aquamarine - Summer Breezes and Cool Winter Icebergs’ by Leone Langeslag 75 September 2019
LAB TALK - Blue Gahnospinel Crystals from Nigeria by Jean-Marie Arlabosse 5 December 2019
THROUGH THE LENS – ‘Chasing Unicorns’ with gem and jewellery photographer Jeff Mason 9 December 2019
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - Geoff Dominy looks at the new ASSURE Program 18 December 2019
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Pastel Pyrope: A New Garnet Variety by Kirk Feral 38 December 2019
OUT IN THE FIELD – ‘Buying Gemstones and Jewellery in Thailand!’ by Kim Rix 60 December 2019
LITERARY SPEAKING- Richard W. Wise reviews INSIDE OUT by E. Billy Hughes, Richard W. Hughes and Wimon Manorotkul 70 December 2019
IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER – ‘Through the Looking Glass – The Giant Loupe Test’ by Nina Zolotukhina 72 December 2019
SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Kyanite’ by Leone Langeslag 76 December 2019
OUT OF THIS WORLD - A photographic tribute to Anthony de Goutiere 5 March 2020
LAB TALK - ‘Crystal Gazing – Magnesiotaaffeite’ by Jean-Marie Arlabosse 28 March 2020
MONEY CENT$ - ‘The Wealth of Experience’ by Geoff Dominy 30 March 2020
FINGERPRINT FILE - ‘Slick Magnet’ by Kirk Feral 36 March 2020
CARBON COPY - ‘Blood, Sweat & Fears’ by Jan Asplund 60 March 2020
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - ‘Gemology Toys for Girls and Boys’ by Nina Zolotukhina 66 March 2020
OUT IN THE FIELD ‘Buying Sapphires in Sri Lanka’ Helpful tips by Kim Rix 70 March 2020
THE LEARNING CURVE - ‘Turquoise – Jewel of the Orient’ by Zohreh Amini 80 March 2020
LITERARY SPEAKING - Jan Asplund reviews ‘Lacloche Joalliers’ by Laurence Mouillefarine and Véronique Ristelhueber 84 March 2020
SPICE OF LIFE - ‘Andalusite – splish, splash and lots of flash’ by Leone Langeslag 86 March 2020
THROUGH THE LENS - Family Matters – Meet Orasa Weldon 7 June 2020
MEN IN GEMMOLOGY - Remembering Tino Hammid 27 June 2020
GRADE SCHOOL - ‘Round Brilliant Cut Beauty and Light Performance Part 1’ by Michael D. Cowing 60 June 2020
MONEY CENT$ - ‘Canton Fair - A Bond for Friendship, A Bridge for Trade’ by Geoff Dominy 68 June 2020
CARBON COPY - ‘Tickled Pink’. Swedish gemmologist Jan Asplund looks at pink diamonds 72 June 2020
OUT IN THE FIELD - ‘Digging in the Dirt – Fossicking in Australia’ by gemmologist Kim Rix 77 June 2020
OUT OF THIS WORLD - ‘Treasures from the Sky’ by Nina Zolotukhina 86 June 2020
THROUGH THE LENS - Meet Nathan Renfro 5 September 2020
ALL ABOUT SCIENCE – ‘Legitimacy must be our Legacy’ by Geoff Dominy 25 September 2020
THE FRENCH CONNECTION (PART ONE – The Montreal School of Gemmology (EGM) joins the WGF family. 28 September 2020
DIGGING IN THE DIRT - Connecting with the World of Work: Focus on Mining in Canada by the Gem Academy of Canada/EGM. 37 September 2020
LAB TALK – ‘Faceted Eudialyte: A Gemmology Data Capture’ by Jean-Marie Arlabosse and Stephane Cerutti 60 September 2020
OUT IN THE FIELD – ‘King Cobras, Diamonds and Gold’ by Barickeh Charles Kholifa Koroma 65 September 2020
IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER - ‘I want to Believe’ by Nina Zolotukhina 72 September 2020
TOOLS OF THE TRADE - ‘Dark Secrets’ by Leone Langeslag 77 September 2020
GRADE SCHOOL - ‘Round Brilliant Cut Beauty and Light Performance Part 2’ by Michael Cowing 86 September 2020
TOUCHING HISTORY – In ‘El Libertador - La Medalla Presidencial’ by Gérard Quintin 5 December 2020
OUT IN THE FIELD – ‘Travels around Britain' by Kim Rix 25 December 2020
THE DAILY GRIND - Meet Glenn Lehrer 32 December 2020
LAB TALK – ‘Coding Python Machine Learning to Help in Cr-Corundum Pink / Red Boundary Evaluation’ by Jean-Marie and Gillian Arlabosse 66 December 2020
IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER – In ‘The Gems of Thrones’ by Dario Marchiori 74 December 2020
OUT OF THIS WORLD – ‘How to enter the Micro World’ by Nina Zolotukhina 82 December 2020
THE SPICE OF LIFE – ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star’ by Leone Langeslag 90 December 2020