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Topaz or Not Topaz? That is the Question!

One of the missions Robert M. Shipley defined when he created the Gemological Institute of America was to rectify incorrect practices¬†in the jewelry and gem business. One of the most common of these is the use of trade names and misnomers for gemstones. Before the development of the gemological sciences, it was common for gem […]