ZohrehTurquoise  by Zohreh Amini

Thursday January 16, 2020 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
DCGIA January 16th Announcement – Zohreh will share the history and general facts about what turquoise is and where turquoise deposits are found. Egyptian turquoise, American and Chinese turquoise. Detailed discussion about the Persian turquoise characteristics, mines, quality and Firouzeh Koobi or turquoise fixing. Turquoise treatments, supply and demand will be discussed.


Zohreh Amini is originally from Iran, but is currently a permanent resident of the USA and lives in Arlington, Virginia. Zohreh is a Gemologist and jewelry designer with 20 years of experience. She is not in the wholesale or retail jewelry and gem business. Zohreh designs and creates jewelry on case by case bases and according to specific orders and requirements of her customers. Due to her passion to enhance her knowledge as well as her colleagues about gem and jewelry, for the last few years she has been very active in promoting educational aspect of the business. As much as possible, Zohreh tries to participate in gem and jewelry international conferences and events .

We meet at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 Ft. Meyer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209, at the Virginia end of Key Bridge, 703-807-2000.  Speaker meet and greet from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. Presentation starts at 7:30PM to 9:00PM – Admission is FREE for members who have PAID the 2020 DCGIA Annual Fee or $15 at the door for everyone else. Cask or Check preferred. 

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