gemmology


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gem·mol·o·gy

 (jĕ-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
Variant of gemology.

gemmology

the science of gemstones. Also spelled gemology.gemmologist, n.gemmological, adj.
See also: Gems
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But if you go beyond the non-stop, hard-sell commercialism, it soon became apparent that gemmology can be a fascinating topic for the amateur collector.
Their visit kicked off at Birmingham City University's school of jewellery where Camilla met students in the gemmology and silversmithing studios.
May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewelry Television (JTV) announced today that the network's Chief Executive Officer and President, Tim Matthews, has been awarded the top three diplomas attainable in the gemstone industry: the designations of Graduate Gemologist (GG) from the Gemological Institute of America, Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain in Gemmology (FGA) and Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain in Diamonds (DGA).
Official said government is also giving trainings to locals of gem bearing areas, including Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan, in gemmology and gemstone mining on scientific lines.
Diamonds and gemmology have always been a passion for the Mouawads and besides being renowned for fine jewellery and timepieces, over the years the Mouawad family has acquired some of the largest and rarest diamonds in the world and many of these historic gems carry Mouawad as part of their designated name.
The MoU, which envisages collaboration in a range of activities in the area of gemmology and jewellery design, was signed by PIFD's Vice Chancellor Hina Tayyaba.
The current research trend within gemmology is to answer a very basic question: where is this gemstone from?
I love the gemmology side of the business, it's an endlessly fascinating subject.
Another three HND students won the top three prizes in the Scottish Gemmology Association annual competition.
Sherrie Green has a degree in gemmology and many years of specialising in diamond jewellery grading.
Nicholas heads up the gemmology and creativity, while Michael is more focused on the commercial side, along with Jody and James - the sixth generation of the family now working in the business.
Lisa set up her own jewellery stand in a market selling mainly antique and modern reproduction jewellery, while studying a diploma in gemmology (the study of gem stones) at night school in Birmingham.