Legacy of Leadership - A history of the Gemological Institute of America
William George Shuster
Gemological Institute of America (2003)
In Collection
Biography, Science
Hardcover 9780873110402
The story of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is one of personalities, innovations, setbacks, and successes, all placed against the remarkable events of the 20th century. Legacy of Leadership covers the well-known triumphs—including the Graduate Gemologist curriculum, the GIA Diamond Grading System and Diamond Grading Reports, and the identification of treated and synthetic diamonds—and provides revealing insights into an institution that has revolutionized the gem and jewelry industry. With more than 200 archival images and interviews with dozens of the trade’s history makers, Legacy of Leadership is a visually compelling and entertaining read for gem and jewelry enthusiasts and industry observers.
Product Details
LoC Classification TS720 .S58 2003
LoC Control Number 2003012828
Dewey 736.2/0607
No. of Pages 451
Height x Width 240 x 225  mm
Personal Details
Read It Yes
Store Amazon.com
Location C 4
Purchase Price 38.00 CHF
Purchase Date janvier 2015
Condition Like new
Links Library of Congress