Tag Archives: Ivory Identification

Celebration of Life for William R. (Bobby) Mann

To remember as well as celebrate the life and times of our DCGIA Co-founder, past president and friend Bobby Mann. Please join DCGIA as the family welcomes friends and associates to visit on Saturday Oct. 3, 2015 from 1:00PM to … 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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Tucson Gem Show Pearls – LoisBerger

Lois Berger GG, NAJA, DCGIA’s resident pearl expert discussed all things “Cultured Pearls”. Lois provided a brief discussion of the history of the Chinese Pearl Production industry along with numerous pearl strings of the many types of pearls being cultured … 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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IVORY IDENTIFICATION WORKSHOP – Bobby Mann

William R. Mann, a collector of unusual Ivories, provides a fact-filled 1-day Hands-ON workshop about natural Ivories. His workshop about Ivory and Ivory substitutes reflects his great enthusiasm  and passion for Ivory and everything related to it. As a co-founder … Continue reading

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