[cid:image001.jpg@01D79E42.242AE4E0] Hear from GIA researchers on the latest topics:
Through the Years:
Interesting Discoveries from the GIA Laboratory
Thursday, September 1 at 10:00 a.m. PDT
From color-changing diamonds to gemstones with unusual growth features, the GIA laboratory has received many intriguing submissions over the years. These gemstones h2,727ave offered insight into the treatments, geology and popularity of gems as well as revealing many surprises. Join Dr. Sally Magaña, Senior Manager of Diamond Identification, and Nicole Ahline, Senior Staff Gemologist, as they offer a look at some of the rarest, most unusual and captivating specimens submitted to the laboratory.
Dr. Sally Magaña received her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Case Western Reserve University. She is based at GIA in Carlsbad, California, where she currently serves as the Sr. Manager of Diamond Identification.
Nicole Ahline completed her undergraduate studies in geology at Cornell College in 2015, and she later earned both her GIA Graduate Gemologist and Gem-A Gemmology diplomas. Hired in 2016 as a gemologist in the gem identification department, she is now a senior staff gemologist at GIA, where she also frequently contributes to Gems & Gemology and gives lectures on numerous gemological topics. Miss Ahline’s current research interests include origin of color in colored diamonds and geographic origin of corundum and emeralds.
Recorded past GIA Knowledge Sessionshttps://www.gia.edu/knowledge-sessions-webinar
September 16, 2021 | Sapphire Treatments
Speaker: Wim Vertriest
September 30, 2021 | Unusual Phenomenal Colored Stones
Speakers: Dr. Aaron Palke & Ziyin (Nick) Sun