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Gemological Institute of America (GIA)

5345 Armada Drive

Carlsbad, CA 92008

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SIXTEENTH ANNUAL SINKANKAS SYMPOSIUM – PEARL *

Saturday, April 27, 2019


Recognized specialists will make presentations on Pearl.



Robert Weldon – Introduction · 8:50 – 9:00 AM
Douglas McLaurin-Moreno – Baja Pearls · 9:00 – 9:30 AM
Blaire Beavers – The History of Pearls · 9:35 – 10:05 AM
Betty Sue King – Evolution of the Pearl Goddess · 10:10 – 10:40 AM

...Break

Elisabeth Strack – An Update on Pearl Localities · 11:00 – 11:30 AM
Bill Larson – Collecting Rare and Unusual Pearls · 11:35 AM – 12:05 PM

...Lunch

Chunhui Zhou – A Brief History of Pearl Testing Through Gems & Gemology · 1:15 – 1:45 PM
Stuart Robertson – Pearls: Their Market and Price Trends · 1:50 – 2:20 PM
Hisano Shepherd - Reinventing the Pearl · 2:25 – 2:55 PM

...Break

Movie: "Power of Pearl" · 3:30 – 5:00 PM: The day will close with the presentation of a documentary film, "Power of Pearl," by Ahbra Perry and Taylor Higgins.

* Program subject to change

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Carlsbad, CA 92008

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