Thursday, October 13, 2016 – “Quality Colorless Synthetic Diamonds: Here they come!” Presented by Gary Roskin G.G. (GIA), FGS

DCGIA OCT Meeting Announcement – Gary Roskin will share a presentation on lab created, synthetic diamonds. Are these diamonds really something we should worry about, or something we should embrace? Whatever you decide, you need to know what is happening right now:
What’s available – What’s selling, and what your responsibilities are as a retail jeweler and appraiser. It’s a hands-on session, looking at the latest gem quality colorless, colored, and fancy color lab created CVD and HPHT synthetic diamonds.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 – “Gemstone Cutting”
Presented by Thomas Trozzo

DCGIA Nov. 16th Meeting Announcement – Thomas Trozzo will share a behind the scenes look at gemstone cutting by an award winning and internationally recognized cutter. In depth discussion from rough to finished product, as well as the trials and tribulations often encountered with treatments and technology, which the cutter faces when working with many gemstones.

Sunday, December 4, 2016 – Holiday Party & Auction!

Details coming soon, donation items being picked up now! Will be at the Clyde’s in Tyson’s Corner.

Monthly Meetings (January thru November) are held at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 Ft. Meyer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209, at the Virginia end of Key Bridge, 703-807-2000. Meetings begin with a speaker meet and greet at 7:00 PM and meetings start at 7:30 PM. Admission is free for those who have paid their 2015 annual fee and $10.00 for all others. Cash & Checks accepted at door.

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