A podcast all about gemstones hosted by graduate gemologists Lauryn Volovar & Josh Hyman.
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Best Josh Hyman & Lauryn Volovar podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Josh Hyman & Lauryn Volovar podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
Updated February 2020
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In episode 16 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh dedicate an entire episode to interviewing industry legend Bill Larson, president of Pala International, and one of the world’s foremost gem and mineral experts.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 15 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh talk all about jewelry appraisals. Each of them draw from their experience in the field, and discuss the most common appraisal questions - which if any organization to join, different types of appraisals, and what it takes to start a successful appraisal business. Then they interview David Atlas,…
In episode 14 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh talk about the rapidly changing world of gem discovery from mine to market. Then they interview Wim Vertriest, a field gemologist for the GIA.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 13 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh have special guest Jeff Hapeman join them for the conversation portion of their episode to discuss the art of gem cutting. Then, they interview Justin K. Prim, a faceting teacher at the Institute of Gem Trading, and lapidary historian.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 12 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh talk about ruby, the king of gems - where it comes from, why it’s so valuable, and its incredible history. Then they interview Richard Hughes, author of Ruby and Sapphire and founder of Lotus Gemology.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 11 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh talk about the vast world of gemstone inclusions, from microscope techniques to the differences between natural and synthetic inclusions. Then, they interview Nathan Renfro, a gemologist and photomicrographer for the GIA.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 10 of Gemology Worldwide, Josh and Lauryn discuss tourmaline, breaking down the mineral group by color. Then they interview Brian Cook, who has an incredible first hand account of the Paraiba tourmaline discovery.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 9 of Gemology Worldwide, Josh gives Lauryn a crash course on gem labs. Then they interview Billie Hughes, manager of Lotus Gemology and founder of the Hyperion database.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 8 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh discuss talk about different advanced gemological instruments, including the Raman spectrometer, FTIR, UV-Vis-NIR, and rare machines found only in high-end gem labs. Then they interview Alberto Scarani, co-founded of Magilabs.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 7 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh talk about female gemologists and jewelry designers. Josh discusses his grandmother’s role as the matriarch of his family’s jewelry business, and Lauryn talks about her experiences as a woman in the industry. Then they interview jewelry artist and designer Erica Courtney.…
In episode 6 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh go to the 2019 Tucson Gem Show and interview over 25 people from various backgrounds in the jewelry industry. A special thanks to interviewees: Alberto Scarani, Art Samuels, Benjamin Hakimi, Billie Hughes, Clemens Schwarzinger, Cynthia Scott, Daniel Uffleman, Dave Bindra, Dave Varabioff, Derek Kat…
In episode 5 of Gemology Worldwide, Josh and Lauryn discuss different career paths in the jewelry industry. Then, they interview Shelly Sergent, current manager of the "Somewhere in the Rainbow" exhibit.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 4 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh discuss the contentious topic of synthetic, or... lab grown, man made, above earth diamonds. Then they interview Deb Hiss, Director of Training at Pure Grown Diamonds.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 3 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh discuss topics related to the diamond industry, including its history, the 4 C’s, and fluorescence. Then they interview diamond industry veteran David Friedman.By Gemology Worldwide
In episode 2 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh discuss mining in Africa, then interview gem buyer and seller Brume Jeroh.By Gemology Worldwide
In this very special first episode of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh start off with a conversation about where gems come from, focusing on sapphires. Then, they interview Jeff Hapeman, a gem cutter and seller, and author of Rock Creek Sapphires: A Kaleidoscope of Color.By Gemology Worldwide