Previous News:
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2021
December 2020
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
May 2016
April 2016
December 2015
March 2015
January 2015
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
January 2013
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011


This is the exciting first in a series of annual Mediterranean conferences taking place in new and exotic locations each year.

Lectures will be offered by leading independent laboratory Gemologists, Appraisers and Synthesis experts on a broad range of subjects but especially topics that are most worrisome and challenging to Jewelry Appraisers, Jewelers and Gem Dealers in recent years.

Some topics include colored diamonds, pearls, melee and large synthetic diamonds, colored gemstone treatments and values:

  • Production, gemological characteristics and Value of Argyle Colored Diamonds 
  • Testing and identification of melee synthetic diamonds (loose and jewelry) and pearls 
  • Update on Production of Synthetic HPHT and CVD diamonds and how to identify and value them 
  • Characteristics of Mozambique Rubies compared to Burma’s rubies, impact the term “pigeon’s blood” has on value of high quality rubies using examples of important gems at auctions 
  • Practical Workshop organized by CGL GRS Canada on the use of standard (UV lamp, portable polariscope and microscope) and advanced instruments (VIS and Raman spectrometers) in detection of over 50 synthetic HPHT-grown and CVD-grown and treated (clarity and color) diamonds 

Speakers: Dr. Thomas Hainschwang (Lichtenstein), Francesca Peretti (Switzerland), Branko Deljanin (Canada), Wolf Kuehn (Canada), Gail Brett Levine (USA), Fazil Ozen (Turkey), Kym Hughes (Australia) and Dr. Joe C.C. Yuan (Taiwan).

This is a very unique conference for those in the jewelry industry who would like to get the latest information and gain practical knowledge of gems and diamonds: NATURAL, TREATED and SYNTHETIC.

Venue: Divani Palace & Thalasso Hotel, Athens, Greece

Organized by: Independent Gemological Laboratory – Greece, CGL - Swiss Canadian Gem Lab Inc. – Canada in cooperation with Association of Independent Jewellery Valuers – UK and National Association of Jewelry Appraisers – USA.

All participants are welcome to submit digital papers (gemmology/jewellery/education/retail related) for the "Poster Competition."The organizers will choose the three (3) best posters by June 5th and these participants will not be charged for displaying poster during the Conference. Best poster presenter will be chosen by conference participants and awarded a free attendance to Spain Mediterranean and Jewellery Conference 2016.

For further information and registration: or please contact IGL Hellas CGL–GRS Canada George Spyromilios Branko Deljanin Email: Email: Phone: 0030-210-3319383 Phone: 1-604-619-3590

AT: 03/17/2015 03:00:45 PM   LINK TO THIS NEWSLETTER

Post a Comment
Comments are closed.
Copyright © 2009 - 2023 TRJ Publishing LLC.

Sitemap | Privacy Policy