Tag Archives: jewelry

GIA Updates

On Sept. 19, 2017, Kate Donovan, GIA Global Alumni Relations Manager, provided an update on GIA global initiatives, education, laboratory offerings, research, resources and instruments. Kate reviewed GIA’s current alumni benefits and the many programs available to support our efforts. GIA … Continue reading

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Museum Field Trip at Hillwood Museum

Thirty six (36) DCGIA members and guests enjoyed a tour of the “Spectacular Gems and Jewelry” which was Marjorie Merriweather Post’s jewel collection on display at Hillwood Museum in DC. The tour featured an introduction to the collection by Angie Dodson, Director … Continue reading

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Precious Heirlooms by Denise Nelson GG (GIA)

Precious Heirlooms – A voice from the past & possibly into the future… Denise took us on a walk through history both personal and global as she melded her gemology and genealogy back grounds into a wonderful discussion of what … Continue reading

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Gem Gossip: Endless talk of all things Sparkly – Danielle Miele

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Needful Things Silent On-Line Auction

DCGIA Invites You to Our Needful Things Silent On-Line Auction at:  http://www.dcgia-auctions.com/   To help support our club’s activities, we are Auctioning off the remaining items from the 2014 Live Auction & Party. The silent auction supports our club, and is … Continue reading

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Maya Jade-The revival of a gem revered by royalty! – Helen Serras-Herman

We were all inspired by Maya Jade-The revival of a gem revered by royalty! Helen told the story of the Olmec, Maya, and Aztec civilizations, as she covered her recent trips to Mexico and Guatemala, where she visited archaeological sites, … Continue reading

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Two Different Views – Elyse Zorn Karlin and Gail Brett Levine

Elyse Zorn Karlin and Gail Brett Levine enthralled members with their “Two different views…what we have learned in 80+ years of studying jewelry.” Covering the alphabet from A to Z the two provided a jewelry historian’s and appraiser’s thoughts on what … Continue reading

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