Scandinavian Gem Symposium 2018

2018 SymposiumPosted by Jan Asplund Jun 13, 2018 08:48:16

The Scandinavian Gem Symposium starts 9.30 Saturday 25 August "Kulturkuben", Värgårdaskolan, Östgötagatan 8, Kisa.

The program for saturday 25th August consists of presentations by our invited speakers. In the evening the Conference dinner at Rimforsa Strand Hotel. Do not forget to make your dinner reservation when buying your ticket!

The Symposium continues Sunday 26th with workshops at Rimforsa Strand Hotel on Sunday 26th August. The workshops are not yet determined but will include how to us UV-light to detect synthetic diamonds, photographing gemstones and more.

There are two ticket options, one-day tickets for Saturday only and two-day tickets that include the sunday workshops.

Make your reservations at www.scangem.se

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Sandra Brauns FGA

Speakers 2018Posted by Conny Forsberg Apr 15, 2018 17:12:21
Sandra Brauns is one of the foremost Swedish experts on antique jewellery and specialist on the Swedish crown jewels. She will cover the topic of The Swedish royal jewels.

Sandra Brauns earned her FGA in Hong Kong 1975. For thirty years, from 1980 she was the head of renowned Swedish auction firm Bukowskis jewellery department. She has been teaching gemmology from 1978 to 2008. Presently she is lecturing on gems and antique jewellery at museums, antiques fairs as well as contributes to trade magazines. Sandra is a member of the Swedish Gemmological Association SGRF.

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Jefferey Bergman

Speakers 2018Posted by Jan Asplund Apr 15, 2018 00:18:20
Jeffery Bergman on the topic of Ethiopian Emeralds.

Jeffery Bergman, SSEF, SGC, founder and director of Primagem in Thailand, is an American gem dealer with more than 40 years of experience in gemstone and fine jewelry mining, cutting, wholesaling and retailing. He has appeared on the BBC, CNN, NBC, ABC and GEO; and has been featured in Time, USA Today, National Geographic, Gems & Gemology and Discovery Channel magazine. Jeffery is a regular guest speaker at gem lab seminars and gemological association conferences and universities .

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Helen Molesworth

Speakers 2018Posted by Jan Asplund Apr 05, 2018 21:09:07
We are happy and proud to present Helen Molesworth as a speaker for the Scandinavian Gem Symposium 25-26th August 2018! Helen Molesworth is the Managing Director of Gübelin Academy and Deputy Director of the Gübelin Gem Lab. Make your reservations for the symposium at www.scangem.se

Helen has a broad commercial, international and academic background in the jewellery industry. Enchanted by gemstones since childhood, and specialising in ancient gems at Oxford, Helen moved directly into the field from University, gaining her FGA with Distinction. She started her career in the jewellery trade in London, moving into the international auction houses, and later becoming a Professeur d'Histoire des Bijoux et Gemmologie while also running her own business in Geneva. During ten years as a jewellery specialist for Sotheby’s and Christie’s in London and Geneva, Helen valued, sold and researched many world-class gems and important collections, including the jewels of HRH The Princess Margaret, sister of the Queen of England. Helen joined Gübelin in 2013 to launch and run Gübelin Academy, combining her passion for gems, jewellery and the sharing of knowledge.

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