Category Archives: Announcements

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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Majorie Merriweather Post’s Dazzling Gems

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens – Majorie Merriweather Post’s Dazzling Gems Exhibition opens from June 7th 2014 to December 31st 2014 http://www.hillwoodmuseum.org/whats/exhibitions/cartier-marjorie-merriweather-posts-dazzling-gems Marjorie Merriweather Post commissioned some of the most exquisite jewelry of any American collector. Don’t miss this opportunity to … Continue reading

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ASSISTANT MANAGER – FINE JEWELRY GALLERY

ASSISTANT MANAGER – FINE JEWELRY GALLERY Mia Gemma is an exquisite boutique designed for the sophisticated and discerning woman. We offer one-of-a-kind and limited edition fine jewelry that is hand crafted by up-and-coming artists from across the U.S. and Europe. … Continue reading

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Part time Sales/Administrative position at estate jewelry store in downtown Washington DC

Part time Sales/Administrative position at estate jewelry store in downtown Washington DC – been in business for over 40 years. Computer, website, online sales, minor repairs and polishing experience helpful and needed. Hourly salary – commissions on sales possible. 2 … Continue reading

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DCGIA Second Chance Social & Auction

Start off the year with a bang & a buck for the chapter, at the DCGIA Social & Auction on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn, 1900 Ft. Meyer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209, at the Virginia end of … Continue reading

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GEM Instruments/Equipment for Sale

Hi, I am a retired (recently) GG living in the Charleston, SC area. I have a collection of GIA GEM Instruments Equipment that I am wanting to sell (see attached list). Gemological Instrument List  It is all in in very good condition. … Continue reading

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May Gem Education Opportunities

Saturday, May 11, 2013 – Bobby Mann’s All Day Hands On Ivory ID Workshop –  10:00 AM – 4:00 PM IvoryWorkshop – This will be an All Day, Hands-On Workshop featuring an extensive slide program and each student will be provided with … Continue reading

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