Gems, minerals and Jewelry Stamp Unit

April - June 2003 - Philagems International No. 81- contents are:

These are the interesting articles found in the latest newsletter from Philagems International. If you are a member and have not received this newsletter, please let Mr. Brisse know. If you are not a member and wish to join, please contact George Young by email or snail mail (particulars listed below). Dues are only $10.00 USD ($15.00 overseas) per year.

Some of our officers.

During this time we found a very interesting article regarding diamonds that was posted on The Belgium Academy of Minerals site. This is shocking news regarding one of the most precious minerals. But we also have a rebuttal statement from one of our customers. Please visit our accompanying page at: "The New Diamond Age?".

We welcome any interesting articles that you would like to share with us. You can do so by contacting Francois Brisse at

Unit Officers:
President: Alan Dean, 108 Newton Square, Pointe- Claire-Dorval, Quebec, Canada H9R 1H8
Vice-President and Editor: Francois Brisse, 289 Oakdale Crescent, Beaconsfield, QC, H9W 1X3, Canada
Secretary-Treasurer: George G. Young, P.O. Box 632, Tewksbury, Ma., 01876
Technical Director: Francois Brisse (see address/email above)

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