quinta-feira, 23 de fevereiro de 2012
Agenda - GemFest no âmbito da Baselworld reúne dos melhores peritos do mundo em diamantes e pedras preciosas
O GIA (Gemological Institut of America) organiza a 11 de Março a GemFest, no âmbito da Baselworld. Falarão alguns dos melhores peritos gemológicos do mundo, versando os diamantes e outras pedras preciosas, ou as pérolas. Para se inscrever, vá aqui.
CARLSBAD, Calif. – Feb. 23, 2012 – GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will host GemFest Basel on Sunday, March 11 at the Basel Convention Center in Switzerland. This year’s panel discussion, “Insight on Gems: A Beacon for 2012,” will be presented by GIA senior experts John King, Kenneth Scarratt and Shane McClure.
John King, chief quality officer will discuss the range of diamonds passing through the laboratory, including colored diamonds destined for auction, historic gems and diamond treatments. King is a leading authority in the characterization and color description of colored diamonds, as well as a noted artist.
Kenneth Scarratt, managing director of Southeast Asia and director of the laboratory in Bangkok, will explore the rare world of natural South Sea pearls. Recognized worldwide for his expertise in pearls, Scarratt has published numerous articles and co-authored two books, “The Crown Jewels” and “The Pearl & the Dragon.”
Shane McClure, director of Identification Services, will reveal the newest colored stone treatments and GIA’s efforts to detect them. McClure is a gem identification expert with more than 30 years of experience. An accomplished gem photographer, he has written extensively for Gems & Gemology (G&G) and other journals, and is co-editor of G&G’s Lab Notes section.
GemFest Basel 2012 is a free event that will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 at the Basel Convention Center in the Hall Montreal. A reception will immediately follow the panel. Registration is available now.
Para se inscrever vá aqui.