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Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:43 pm

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Live gem tutoring sessions focusing on fully explaining gemological concepts. An open, one-on-one, class-room environment. Free to all!!

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Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:32 pm

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Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:10 am

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Posts discussing the special lectures, events and social gatherings for the Tucson Shows in past years.

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Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:37 pm

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Here is a central place to discuss special lectures, events and social gatherings for the upcoming Tucson Show.

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Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:42 pm

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Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:30 am

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Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:31 pm

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No unread posts AGL: American Gemological Laboratories

AGL is an independent, cutting edge lab providing identification reports, detailed enhancement reports, country-of-origin or provenance reports, as well as complete colored stone analysis documents tailored to gems of unique importance.

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Sat Jun 06, 2015 11:42 pm

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In my opinion, this school is the greatest value on the planet for pursuing a rounded gemological education!

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Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:12 pm

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Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:41 am

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Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:37 pm

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Thomas Hainschwang's & Frank Notari's GGTL is on the cutting edge of international gemological research.

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Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:24 am

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GIA is providing cutting edge research articles on many current gemological topics.

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Fri Jun 26, 2015 12:49 pm

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Lotus Gemology, the world's only gemological lab specializing in ruby, sapphire & spinel.

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Fri Jul 10, 2015 10:49 am

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Discussions concerning facilities not mentioned above

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Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:07 pm

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Stone Group Laboratories, LLC, provides non-destructive, advanced gemological testing services to the trade and offers global consulting services as well as custom research projects regarding colored gemstones.

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Fri Jan 09, 2015 2:56 pm

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Sat Aug 01, 2015 10:17 pm

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For those who are new to gemology. Just getting started in the industry and have a question about the basics? No question is too small to answer.

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Sun Aug 02, 2015 11:23 am

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Everything relating to collecting stones goes here

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Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:53 pm

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Discussions on Contemporary and Antiquarian
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Wed Jul 29, 2015 3:17 pm

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Sat Aug 01, 2015 4:39 pm

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Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:31 pm

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Have a gem you need help identifying? Post it here, provided you can give us more information than just a picture: RI, SG, Optic Character, Pleochroism, etc.

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Mon Aug 03, 2015 8:32 am

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Mon Aug 03, 2015 5:37 am

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A discussion of localities for gem prospecting open to the general public.

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Mon Jun 15, 2015 4:42 pm

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Sat Aug 01, 2015 1:57 pm

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Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:49 pm

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Thu Jul 23, 2015 6:14 pm

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Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:45 pm

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Sat Jul 18, 2015 2:22 am

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Diagnostic Clues: How the pros separate gems whose properties overlap to the point of utter confusion!

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Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:46 am

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Thu Jul 30, 2015 4:07 pm

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Mon Aug 03, 2015 2:27 am

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Fri Jul 31, 2015 8:34 am

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Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:19 pm

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Discussion of advanced microscopic and related instruments which may (or may not) have a gemological application.

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Tue May 26, 2015 12:15 pm

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Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:59 pm

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Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:10 pm

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Fri Jul 24, 2015 4:04 pm

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Sat Aug 01, 2015 11:45 am

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Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:46 am

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Sat Jul 18, 2015 2:22 am

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Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:54 pm

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Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:43 am

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Sat Aug 01, 2015 6:02 pm

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Sat Jul 04, 2015 2:11 pm

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Sun May 24, 2015 10:20 pm

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Mon Jul 27, 2015 2:46 pm

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Mon Jun 15, 2015 11:56 am

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Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:35 pm

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:05 am

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:06 am

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Fri Jul 10, 2015 3:21 am

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Listing of Lapidary Related items for Sale.

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:07 am

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Gems for Sale

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Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:17 pm

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:07 am

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:08 am

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Accessories and tools for imaging are posted here.

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Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:24 pm

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List rough and parcels for lapidary here

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Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:48 pm

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Period jewels which incorporate gems and natural curiousities

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Show & Tell, Questions and Comments on Natural Wonders.

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Sun Aug 02, 2015 10:30 pm

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Mon Aug 03, 2015 5:29 am

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What are your particular passions? Give us an insight into what makes you tick!

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Greetings to and from our NEW Forum Members!

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Details and descriptions of gem and jewelry related scams. BEWARE!

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