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MEDITERRANEAN GEMOLOGICAL AND JEWELRY CONFERENCE

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: https://gemconference.com/ or please contact IGL Hellas CGL–GRS Canada George Spyromilios Branko Deljanin Email: info@iglcert.gr Email: info@cglworld.ca Phone: 0030-210-3319383 Phone: 1-604-619-3590

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