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October 15, 19 by IDEX Online Staff Reporter

(IDEX Online) - The 6th Mediterranean Gem and Jewelry Conference (MGJC) will focus on the dual subjects of the valuation and marketing of diamonds and gemstones. The conference will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece from May 15-17, 2020. 

The conference is designed as a bridge between business and appraisal conferences and scientific conferences. It focuses on current trade problems and offers solutions through workshops with standard and advanced affordable instruments.

Among the workshops already confirmed are: 

  • Testing, assessing quality and valuing mounted gemstones with instructors: Shirley Mitchell (SDM Valuations, UK) and George Spyromilios (IGL, Greece).

  • Diamond optical performance with instructors Sergey Sivivolenko and Roman Serov (Octonus, Finland / Russia).

  • ID of rubies, sapphires and emeralds with standard instruments by instructor Branko Deljanin (CGL Canadian gemlab, Canada) who will also be the instructor for ID of coloured diamonds (natural, treated and lab-grown) and ID of colourless diamonds (natural, treated and lab-grown).

  • ID of treated, synthetic and natural gems, loose and mounted with advanced instruments by Alberto Scarani and Mikko Astrom, (MAGILABS Italy / Finland) who are also instructors for ID of treated, synthetic and natural diamonds, loose and mounted with advanced instruments.

MGJC is organized by CGL Canadian gemlab Canada and IGL Greece.

Click here[1] for registration and a detailed program....


  1. ^here (www.gemconference.com)

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