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Beware of Scams!

DCGIA meetings are open to the public and someones presence does not mean the individual is a GG or member of the chapter.   DCGIA is dismayed to hear about an issue in which a Paraiba Tourmaline was purchased last … Continue reading

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Ms. Gail Brett Levine, GG – Appraisals..The Right Way

Gail provided an insightful discussion exploring the issues surrounding: The way appraisals used to be The way appraisals developed Appraising according to Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and Where appraising is going Still doing one page appraisals? Still … Continue reading

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Rubies Untreated and Treated – Christopher Smith

Chris Smith, President of the American Gem Laboratory in New York spoke to the DCGIA Chapter about all things ruby from natural through the various types of treatments. It was a guided, historical tour complete with excellent photos to support … Continue reading

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