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 Post subject: Sinkankas Symposium: Sapphire
PostPosted: Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:18 pm 
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The 14th Annual Sinkankas Symposium featuring Sapphire will be held at the GIA World Headquarters Robert Mouawad Campus, 5345 Armada Drive Carlsbad, California. 92008

Authorities recognized for their expertise on different aspects of Sapphire offer educational and visually engaging presentations on a range of topics, including gem lore and history; storied localities, famous collections, and illustrious gems; gemology, inclusions, chemistry, and causes of color; as well as the lapidary art using Sapphire.

FOURTEENTH ANNUAL SINKANKAS SYMPOSIUM – SPEAKERS *


Recognized specialists in fields ranging from geology and mineralogy to history, treatment, cutting, collecting and selling will make presentations on Sapphire.
Dr. Raquel Alonso-Perez
Dr. George Harlow
Alan Hart
Richard Hughes
Bill Larson
Glenn Lehrer
Shane McClure
Nathan Renfro
Dr. George Rossman
Dr. James E. Shigley
Dr. Skip Simmons
Lisbet Thoresen

* Speakers subject to change

Tickets for Sinkankas Symposium - Sapphire are available now at the URL below.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sinkankas- ... 0657995891


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Who is going?


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Barbra Voltaire wrote:
Who is going?

I will be there, along with my wife Ginger, and our daughter Rachel who is currently enrolled in the GG program. She is in week 11 and loving it.

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Excellent! Looking forward to seeing you. :D


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I'll be there as always... No excuses when it is is held down the hall from my office :)

I'm really looking forward to the new presenters and the subject matter suits my interest/preferences more so than the last couple of years.

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Great Paul, I'll search you out. :D


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Carl Larson, Bill Larson's son gave a fabulous presentation on the family jewels with tips on how to start a personal collection:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cw2feTvyr_o

Above are the slides from Carl's power point presentation.


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The All-Star line-up:
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Photo courtesy of Pala Gems.
http://www.palagems.com/gem-news-2017-0 ... -symposium
Click the link for additional Symposium Updates!


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oh look!....there we are. :wink:

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I found this year's event to be one of the best that I have personally attended (2008-2017). Really looking forward to finding out what next year's stone will be :D

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Paul, I agree....it was THE best. Every year it gets better. I am looking forward to Pala offering lecture notes on their site.


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Please post when they do.

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