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DCGIA Holiday Party & Auction.

Happy Holidays! 30th DCGIA – Come celebrate our 30th Anniversary at the  DCGIA Holiday Party & Auction. To Register & for Menu Selection – Holiday Party – This year we will celebrate at Marriott Fairview Park, 3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, … Continue reading

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GLMSDC 2014 Fall Auction

The Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Washington, D.C. – 2014 Fall Auction Featuring unique minerals from the Catherine J. and Bruce Gaber Collection – Plus gemstones, jewelry, lapidary rough, books, beads, fossils, and more Sunday, October 26, 2014 Preview, Noon-1 … Continue reading

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70X Microscope FOR SALE

DCGIA Chapter Member has a MODEL: 570 0.7 TO 4.2X – 70X Microscope with darkfield and reflective illumination ​FOR SALE Manufacturer: American Optical Corporation, Buffalo, New York 14215 MADE IN USA Asking $500 Contact dcgiaorg@cox.net for contact information

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Webinar on Protecting Antique Ivory Trade

What: This webinar will look closely at the Obama administration’s latest proposals; examine their potentially devastating effects on scholarship, on the educational work of museums and other cultural institutions, and for collectors, dealers and law-abiding citizens across the globe; and … Continue reading

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FAIRFAX American Antique Arts Association – IDENTIFICATION OF IVORY

Who: Bobby Mann co-founder of the International Ivory Society (1996). Since then he has been teaching Ivory identification thru his talks, seminars, books, and hands-on workshops. What:  Discussion will include identification of ivory, bone, tortoise shell, antler, man-made materials, and fakes. Bring examples … Continue reading

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WILDACRES an inspiring mountain retreat for artisans!

Indulge your passion for minerals, gems, jewelry, and craft. Participate in entry level as well as intermediate level 2-day & 4-day classes. Enjoy programs from great Speakers-in-Residence. Form new friendships and deepen old ones. Do it all at Wildacres, a beautiful retreat … Continue reading

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Digital Microscope for sale

Dino-Lite AM 413ZT http://www.dino-lite.com/products_list_minute.php?product_number_abridge=AM4013MZTL It is made for viewing gems and coins. It works on any pc except Mac. Paid $450, offered for sale for $300. No stand or tray (sold separately), does have a flexible clip arm. If interested please … Continue reading

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