GAMMA: The ICA | GemLab Journal
GAMMA Vol. 1 Issue 3
Cover picture – Carving in Coral depicting John Wayne the
American actor famous, amongst other roles, for his wild west movies.
On display in the Liverino Coral Museum in Torre del Greco
GAMMA Vol. 1 Issue: 3 is now ready for PDF download or flip book viewing (link in bio). This issue includes Covid Conversations by Richa Goyal Sikri, where she has penned the ‘Covid feelings’ of traders around the globe. Vincent Pardieu recounts his experiences with educational webinars over these past few months and Rui Galopim De Carvalho discusses and educates us on the subjects of biogenic gems and CITES. A field trip to the unique Matsumoto Cultured Pearl Farm is described by Ken Scarratt and Dale Allyn discusses the advantages of FileMaker Pro in the development of laboratory control systems. The fascination and understanding of amber is the subject of a well-illustrated article written be Ken Scarratt and Muzdareefah Thudsanapbunya, and Dr. Supharart Sangsawong describes the identifying features of synthetic malachite, beryllium diffused synthetic sapphire, Chatham synthetic sapphire and a uniquely zoned emerald crystal. Ken Scarratt looks at precious coral and then details the identification features of the rare gem Villiaumite.
GAMMA Vol. 1 Issue 2
On our cover we have a trapiche emerald entrusted to ICA |GemLab for research purposes.
In this issue we look into the colorful world of Garnets courtesy of Rui Galopim de Carvalho FGA DGA, the well- known Gem Education Consultant from Portugal – with photomicrographs of garnets from ICA | GemLab’s very own Muzdareefah Thudsanapbunya; Justin K Prim, Bangkok based teacher and gem cutter, explains the human perception of color and how it affects the way we view colored gemstones; and more.
GAMMA Vol. 1 Issue 1
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GAMMA is designed to provide informative gemological and industry related content. As a gemology and lifestyle journal, it will cover everything from industry technology, reports on research findings, and events and lifestyle articles surrounding the gem and jewelry world.
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