Back to index page The Gem of Eternal Spring: The Story of Emeralds
This presentation is fourth in a series of interactive events that Saffronart is hosting globally to raise awareness and broaden the discourse surrounding modern and contemporary Indian art and jewelry. In this episode, Managing Director, India and Middle East, of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), Nirupa Bhatt, introduces emeralds, speaking about the history, properties and sources of the green gemstone, with a particular emphasis on the Colombian mines, as well as introducing important examples of cut and uncut emeralds, synthetic emerald processes, treatments, and grading.
Participants: Nirupa Bhatt [Managing Director, India and Middle East, of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA)]
Date: September 30, 2010
Location: Saffronart Mumbai
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