Tucson Gem Show Pearls – LoisBerger

Lois Berger GG, NAJA, DCGIA’s resident pearl expert discussed all things “Cultured Pearls”. Lois provided a brief discussion of the history of the Chinese Pearl Production industry along with numerous pearl strings of the many types of pearls being cultured by the Chinese as well as other countries.

Lois Berger GG, NAJA, DCGIA’s resident pearl expert discussed all things “Cultured Pearls”. Lois provided a brief discussion of the history of the Chinese Pearl Production industry along with numerous pearl strings of the many types of pearls being cultured by the Chinese as well as other countries.

Lois’ provided an in-depth wholesale pricing pearl report to attendees, and pearl industry news. The information contained in this report is intended to provide a cross section of what is available in the current pearl market at the whole sale level. The tables, listings, sizes and prices are not intended for grading purposes. All pictures were taken by Lois. H. Berger, G.G.  Here is 2014 Lois Berger Pearl report  covering the Highlights of what she saw and prices for the wholesale market place.

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Bobby Mann provide information on his NEW Ivory Identification workshop, which will introduce a NEW Power Point Presentation and workbook, no more slides required.

Ivory Identification

Saturday, May 31, 2014 – Ivory Identification Workshop – 10AM to 4PM

Bobby Mann Bobby Mann G.G. (GIA), PG and co-founder of the International Ivory Society will present an All Day, Hands-On Workshop featuring an extensive slide program and each student will be provided with a copy his book “Ivory Identification a Photographic Reference Guide” and a workbook to follow along and take notes in. Signup with this form Ivory Identification Workshop

 

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