Tag Archives: Tucson Gem Show

2018 Tucson Gem Show Update

 Kusam Malhotra shared what she saw in Tucson, the current wholesale gemstone prices from those dealers willing to divulge their prices, what was new, mineral specimens and an array of fine gemstone during her show and tell presentation. The mineral show … Continue reading

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DCGIA 2017 Tucson Report

Thanks go out to all the speakers, members and guests who made this evening enjoyable and informative. Courtland Lee, DCGIA’s resident Geologist and Miner, was a vendor at the 2017 Tucson International Gem Show.  Courtland discussed the wonderful array of … Continue reading

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Tucson Report – Kusam Malhotra

Kusam owner of K & K International in Vienna, VA. was a vendor at the 2016 AGTA GemFair™ Tucson. K&K International has been a premier source of rare colored gemstones, fine diamonds and custom-designed jewelry for over 30 years. Whether … 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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Tucson Gem Show – Kusam Malhotra

Kusam Malhotra Owner of K & K International in Vienna, VA. a vendor at the 2014 Tucson International Gem Show. Discussed Wholesale Natural Colored Gemstones: Alexandrite, Colored Diamonds, Aquamarine, Beryl, Red Beryl, Chrysoberyl, Kunzite, Diamond, Garnet,, Morganite, Turquoise, Zircon and … Continue reading

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Tucson Panel Report – Friends of DDI

Patricia Syvrud founder and president of Joia Consulting, LLC, was also in Tucson heading up program development for the Friends of The Diamond Development Initiative (DDI). She provided the chapter members with an introduction to Artisanal Mining and Friends of DDI. … Continue reading

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Tucson Panel Report

Since the Tucson Gem show is a “must-view” event, DCGIA devotes each February meeting to a “Tucson Report” where Chapter members who attended could exhibit items they purchased for “show and tell” and discuss prices, new trends, and impressions with … Continue reading

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