GIA Open House: Classroom Demonstrations and New DisplaysOctober 05, 09
Shibuki necklace at GIA Museum
For those interested in education, classroom demonstrations will be held throughout the day so visitors can learn more about gemological education when they tour the institute.
Visitors exploring the museums can see new jewelry displays this year, for example, a necklace worn by 90210 actress AnnaLynne McCord for the Emmy Awards. Meaning splash, the "Shibuki" necklace is made of 5.52 carats of diamonds, set in
Other new items include additions to the "Facets of GIA" exhibit. The collection includes 73 large, trilliant-cut gems representing different gem species in varieties of colors; these include tanzanite, emerald and aquamarines.
“From gemstones to minerals, diamonds to platinum, this year’s Open House will be filled with a wide spectrum of unique and eclectic pieces,” said Terri Ottaway,