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
Speakers 2018Posted by Jan Asplund Apr 15, 2018 00:18:20Jeffery 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 .
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.
Speakers 2018Posted by Jan Asplund Mar 31, 2018 00:23:05
We are very glad to re-confirm Martin P. Steinbach
as a speaker
for the third Scandinavian Gem Symposium! Martins speach is entiteled
"Star ruby, star sapphire and star emerald, from antiquity through the
mythical middle ages to modern times"Martin P.
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.