Archive for January, 2009

ISG: Grain Boundary Diffusion Part III

January 28th, 2009 No comments

The Grain Boundary Diffusion: Understanding the Process!
Part III of III that will lead up to the ISG at Tucson 2009 Seminar!

In Part III of our report we are going to change course just a bit due to a lot of inquiries from many of you regarding the term: Grain Boundary Diffusion of Transition Metals. That was a big change to throw at you last week as we continue to fine tune our investigation to more appropriately reflect the nature of the treatment.

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Burmese JADE Act Altered

January 23rd, 2009 No comments

RAPAPORT… President George W. Bush waived some provisions in the Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE Act against Myanmar on January 15, less than one week before leaving office. The bill, which was supported by many in the U.S. diamond and jewelry trade, was signed into law in July 2008 and was intended to prevent rubies and jade from Myanmar from entering the U.S., whether directly or through third-party countries….

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JTV Andesine-labradorite Class Action Settlement Finalized

January 15th, 2009 No comments

Knoxville, TN – The temporary settlement in the andesine-labradorite class action suit against Jewelry Television was finalized Jan. 14, 2009 by the Honorable Harold Wimberly, Jr., Circuit Court Judge, Knox County, TN.

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