Tag Archives: gemology

From Collector to Commercial – Presented by Dr. Joel E. Arem

Dr. Joel Arem took the DCGIA members on a journey to the “future of the gem industry” in the global marketplace. EVERY gem was once a “collector” stone because only royalty could own them, and a ‘mass market’ did not exist for centuries. … 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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National Gem Collection – Some Old & Some New – Jeffrey Post

Dr. Jeffrey Post, curator of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection provided an insightful presentation of old and new acquisitions to the collection. The gems and minerals galleries of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History are among the most visited … Continue reading

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2013 Bob Davis Scholarship

2013 Bob Davis Scholarship Eligibility: Fill out the DCGIA 2013 Application, Pay the 2013 annual meeting fee of $55.00, and attend at least ONE Monthly Meeting. Go to the DCGIA.ORG website JOIN page and register today! Two $500.00 Scholarships will be … Continue reading

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DCGIA MENTORING PROGRAM

Mission: The Program is designed to help current and recent graduates of GIA strengthen and refine the vital and highly specialized skills they need to succeed in the gem & jewelry industry. DCGIA Mentoring Program Outline Every DCGIA Mentee is … Continue reading

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2011 in review

    HAPPY NEW YEAR Best Wishes for a Happy and Prosperous 2012! Thanks to all of you that helped make the 2011 Holiday Party & Auction successful. This allows us to keep the meeting fees low again for 2012. … Continue reading

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