19 episodes

A podcast all about gemstones hosted by graduate gemologists Lauryn Volovar & Josh Hyman.

Gemology Worldwide Josh Hyman & Lauryn Volovar

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 70 Ratings

A podcast all about gemstones hosted by graduate gemologists Lauryn Volovar & Josh Hyman.

    Value with Richard Drucker

    Value with Richard Drucker

    In episode 19 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh discuss the concept of value, and its various meanings within the jewelry industry. Then they interview Richard Drucker, President of Gemworld International.

    • 55 min
    Emeralds with Jeffery Bergman

    Emeralds with Jeffery Bergman

    In episode 18 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh dive deep into the world of emeralds. Then, they interview gem dealer and gemologist Jeffery Bergman, owner of 8th Dimension Gems, about his career and involvement in the Shakiso emerald find.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Trade Shows with Doug Hucker

    Trade Shows with Doug Hucker

    In episode 17 of Gemology Worldwide, Lauryn and Josh discuss the history of trade shows, discuss the differences between some of the most prevalent gem and jewelry fairs, and explain the importance of trade shows to our industry. Then, they interview Doug Hucker, the CEO of AGTA.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    An Extended Interview with Bill Larson

    An Extended Interview with Bill Larson

    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.

    • 44 min
    Jewelry Appraisals with David Atlas

    Jewelry Appraisals with David Atlas

    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, a jewelry consultant with 50 years experience in the field.

    • 45 min
    Field Gemology with Wim Vertriest

    Field Gemology with Wim Vertriest

    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.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

kimberlyqkim ,

Come back!!!!

I love this podcast and I learn so much! Please return a new episodes in 2021 so I can stop repeating these!

Kashmir0626 ,

Loved it.

Every time I listen to your podcast I learn something new. As a new gemologist these have been invaluable to me.

Love the Tourmaline Episode! So interesting

Gen kid ,

I love it

Im a young boy who wants to be a gemologist when i grow up and the podcast teaches me sooooooo much i love it

Top Podcasts In Education

Jordan Harbinger
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson
Rich Roll
Natasha Graziano
TED
Duolingo

You Might Also Like