Tag Archives: Gold

2017 DCGIA Honor Roll of Donors

On behalf of the GIA Alumni & Associates of Washington, D.C. (DCGIA), I would like to thank you all for your generous support and donation(s) to our annual Holiday Auction and Dinner. Continue reading

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“Gold of the Ancient Americas” by Julie Lauffenburger

 Julie Lauffenburger, object conservator and technical researcher at the Walters Art Museum, shared her passion for conservation and curating duties for the Gold in the Ancient Americas exhibition. Julie provided an insightful presentation of centuries-old artifacts including pendants, beaded necklaces, … Continue reading

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Montgomery County Gold Mine History – Walter A. Goetz

Walter A. Goetz a leading authority on gold mining in Maryland, enthralled the DCGIA Chapter membership with his extensive research, and personal adventures locating and verifying the “on site” remains of the gold mines once actively worked in our area. Walter … Continue reading

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Gary L. Smith – Precious Metals 101

It was an informative and interesting presentation from Gary Smith, who provided the chapter with in-depth information and personal stories of his work as a Forensic Gemologist and dealings with the Pennsylvania department of weights and measures.  PA Gem Lab … Continue reading

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