[Video] Sri Lanka, the Gem Island

FIELD VIDEO & REPORT Sri Lanka, the Gem Island ___________________________ With this [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Categories: FIELD REPORT, HIGHLIGHT|Tags: , |

[Video] Hunting for spinels in Vietnam

With this new short GIA field expedition video you will discover some aspects of the GIA Field Expedition FE65 that took place in May 2015 to the Luc Yen gem mining area in Northern Vietnam in order to collect some reference samples to be added to the GIA reference collection. This short video will focus on spinel mining with some very unique images of spinel mining in Cung Troi cliff near An Phu. Enjoy!

By | August 20th, 2016|Categories: FIELD REPORT, HIGHLIGHT|Tags: , |

[Video] GIA Field Expedition FE75 to Mogok, Myanmar (Burma)

With this new short GIA field expedition video you will discover some aspects of the GIA Field Expedition FE75 that took place in Dec 2015 to the Mogok area in Myanmar (Burma) in order to collect some reference samples to be added to the GIA reference collection. One of the highlights was the visit of the Dattaw ruby mine, one of the most famous mine in Mogok. It was a great occasion to witness the evolution of the gem mining activity in what remain one of the most active gem mining areas in the world. Enjoy!

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: FIELD REPORT, HIGHLIGHT|Tags: , , , |

[Video] Hunting for sapphires in Tasmania

FIELD VIDEO & REPORT Hunting for sapphires in Tasmania ___________________________ With this [...]

By | April 17th, 2016|Categories: FIELD REPORT, HIGHLIGHT|Tags: , , |