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How. . .do you identify gemstones?

with Mark Palmgren, G.G. (GIA), C.G.A. (AGS), Gemologist, Carrera’s Jewelers

Thu, Mar 30, 11 am–noon

Reynolds Lecture Hall

Diamonds, rubies and sapphires are just a few of the gemstones featured in the exhibition, The Rachel Lambert Mellon Collection of Jean Schlumberger, but there are others to discover. Join Mark Palmgren, Gemologist and Appraiser for Carrera’s Jewelers, as he discusses how a gemstone is identified and classified and eventually selected to be used in a piece of designer jewelry.