[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] Red flavors in Mogok (Burma)

FIELD VIDEO & REPORT Red flavors in Mogok (Burma) ___________________________ With this [...]

By | July 25th, 2015|Categories: FIELD REPORT|Tags: , |

[Video] Field Expedition FE63 to Mergui, Myanmar (Burma)

On that expedition in Mergui, our objectives were to visit the "Myanmar Ocean" pearl farming operations in order to witness how they were producing Cultured South Sea pearls and to collect some research samples from that remote region. The expedition was a join expedition between the GIA Pearl and Field Gemology departments and it could not be possible without the support of our friend Kham Vannaxay.

By | June 26th, 2015|Categories: FIELD REPORT|Tags: , , |

[Video] Field Expedition FE62 to Mogok, Myanmar (Burma)

That GIA expedition took us to different mines and markets all around Mogok. One of the highlight of that expedition was the visit of a 300 meters deep underground operation in the Kadoke Tad area, where we could witness ruby mining.

By | June 24th, 2015|Categories: FIELD REPORT|Tags: , , , |