2018

2018

Helen Molesworth

Speakers 2018Posted by Jan Asplund Jan 18, 2018 20:06:35
We are happy and proud to present Helen Molesworth as a speaker for the Scandinavian Gem Symposium 2018! Helen Molesworth is the Managing Director of Gübelin Academy and Deputy Director of the Gübelin Gem Lab.


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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Martin P Steinbach

Speakers 2018Posted by Jan Asplund Jan 18, 2018 19:56:23

Mr Star-sapphire himself, Martin P. Steinbach, from Idar Oberstein in Germany. Martin Steinbach is a world renowned expert on gemstones with asterism and is the author of one of the most magnificent gemstone books in modern time, the impressive 900+ pages "Asterism, Gems with a star" and runs the site www.star-sapphires.com

Martin P. Steinbach graduated in 1982 from the German Gemological Association (DGemG) as a Gemologist and is a Fellow of the Gemological Association of West Germany (FGG), and he graduated as an „Accredited Gemologist“ (A.G.) in 1983 with the “Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences” (AIGS) in Bangkok, Thailand. In 1982 he received a Diploma as a Diamond-Expert with the DGemG in Idar-Oberstein.



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