The twenty third issue of Gemmology Today is now available. Packed full of interesting and diverse articles, it is accessible online and is free of charge. Designed for jewellers, gemmologists and students who are looking for something a little different!
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FOCUS ETHIOPIA - OPALS FROM WEGEL TENA AND SHEWA – Geoff Dominy looks at the physical and optical properties and how they differ from each other.
FEATURE INTERVIEW: MEET STEPHEN CHALLENER – a life-long rock and mineral collector, gem enthusiast and all-around geology nerd.
AFRICA FEEDS - POVERTY AND DIAMONDS – ten reasons why a continent blessed with a wealth of gemstones struggles with poverty.
GT VIEWPOINT - THE LITMUS TEST – a look at the Kimberley Process and the potential fallout from the sanctions imposed on Russia, the largest diamond producer in the world.
WORLD GEM FOUNDATION DIPLOMA PROGRAMS, COURSES AND PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS
TOUCHING HISTORY - THE KING OF DIAMONDS – South African History Online (SAHO) looks at Cecil Rhodes, the controversial co-founder of De Beers.
GRADE SCHOOL - THE COLOR OF GEMSTONES: SIMPLY ABOUT COMPLEX – Nina Zolotukhina demystifies what causes the color in gemstones.
GLOBAL INITIATIVE - A ROUGH CUT TRADE: MADAGASCAR – why is an island rich in gemstones still struggling to reap the social and economic benefits?
DIAMOND MIND - THE LIBERIAN PROJECT – gemmologist Beth West recounts her experiences in Liberia with NGO Diamonds for Peace training artisanal miners.
OUT IN THE FIELD - MY EL DORADO - gemmologist Haimanot Sisay travels to Wegel Tena in her homeland of Ethiopia to visit the opal mines.
SPICE OF LIFE - EMERALDS FROM AFRICA - gemmologist Leone Langeslag looks at emeralds from Africa and how they just might challenge the supremacy of Colombian emeralds.
MEET THE WGF TEAM - a group of professional, dedicated, and passionate educators.
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