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Gemology

Filed under: regular postings — Gary July 27, 2010 @ 9:37 pm

Gemology…
gemology links in alphabetical order

Accredited Gemologists Association
is a nonprofit research, education and ethics organization benefiting professional and avocation gemologists as well as consumer interest

Alexandrite Gemstone Buyer and Collectors Guide
history, sources, valuation and collection of alexandrite gemstones. Topics also include chemical and physical properties, mythology, and color change phenomena as well as alexandrite synthetics and imitations

American Gem Society
m embers of the American Gem Society are dedicated to providing the most knowledgeable service to their customers

American Gem Trade Association
the AGTA is an association of US and Canadian colored gemstone and cultured pearl industry professionals dedicated to promoting the natural colored gemstone trade

Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS)
located in Bangkok, Thailand, founded in 1978 as Southeast Asia’s first educational and research institute devoted exclusively to the training of students in the scientific and practical aspects of gemology and the gem trade

Canadian Gemmological Association
Canada’s professional organization for the practice of gemmology. Website contains information about the organization, including information on membership, products, meeting times, annual Gem Conferences and more.

Centre de Recherche Gemmologique
the Gemological Research Center at the University of Nantes

CISGEM
Italian centre for information and services in gemmology. As well as carrying out its principal work of analysis, the Centre provides extensive information on gemmology, through courses, conferences, publications

DeMello Gemological National Laboratory
Providing expert gemological testing and related appraisal services for consumers, gemstone buyers, collectors, legal counsel and law inforcement

D-Gem-G
Europe’s leading institute for training and research concerning gemmology since 1932

L’Ecole des Gemmes
Centre de formation qualifiante en gemmologie. Allied teaching center of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain in France.

Field gemology
dedicated to people sharing an equal passion for gems, gemology and traveling

Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand
Bangkok-based government gem lab and school

GEMLAB
gemological laboratory based in the Principality of Liechtenstein offering laboratory services

Gemlab Inc.
Research and development high-tech gem treatment laboratory, short courses in gem treatments, fabrication of gem instruments and gem treating equipment, books, etc.

Gemmes Inclusions
Photographs of inclusions in gemstones. Also covers treated stones, syntheses, doublets.

Gemmological Association and Gem Testing Laboratory of Great Britain
gives details of courses, tutotials, workshops, exam details and dates, trips and other special events, lectures etc.

Gemmological Association of All Japan
Japan’s leading gemmological educational institution

Gemmological Association of Australia
Australia’s traditional gemmological educator since 1945

Gemmological Society of South Africa
promotes fair trade and full disclosure by all gemstone traders

Gemmology in Scotland
Scottish Branch of the Gemmological Association

Gemmology World
Canadian Institute of Gemmology

Gem Nantes Gemmologie à Nantes
diverses formations en gemmologie (DUG et programmes courts) et les activités de recherche scientifique en gemmologie

The Gemology Project
non-profit gemstone and gem science wiki-style database for anyone interested in gemstones and gemology

Gemstone Identification Chart
analyze the results got with the refractometer, polariscope, dichroscope, spectroscope, UV light, dichromatic filter, density scale, microscope and loupe, hardness tester

Gemval
is an online guide to gemstone prices

GIA – Gemological Institute of America
the world’s largest and most respected nonprofit institute of gemological research and learning

Gübelin Gemmological Laboratories
Swiss gemmological laboratory

HRD (Hoge Raad voor Diamant)
Diamond High Council, Antwerp, Belgium

Instituto Brasileiro de Gemas e Metais Preciosos
private, non-profit association of Brazilian gemstone, jewellery and related industries

Institut Gemmologique de France
French gemological institute

Institut National de Gemmologie
The National Institute of Gemmology teaches over 500 persons a year and gives certifies over 100 persons each year (Brevet Professionnel, FEEG, Diploma of ING)

Instituto Gemológico Español
Spanish gemological institute

International Colored Gemstone Association
a non-profit association to represent the international gemstone industry

International Gem Society
dedicated to bringing quality information and educational services to everyone interested in gemstones

JewelInfo4u
collection of gemstone related information like buying guide, recource directory, info on different gemstone species, etc.

LABGEM
Portuguese gemological laboratory

Laboratoire français de Gemmologie
French gemological laboratory in Paris

RealGems.org
information on gemstones, collector stones and rare facetable minerals

Russian Gemological Server
information on business, research and educational projects in gemology

Swiss Gemmological Institute
part of the Swiss Foundation for the Research of Gemstones, founded by trade organisations in 1974 and works independently on a scientific basis

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