Gems & Gemology Launches New Electronic Newsletter: G&G eBrief

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Oct. 8, 2009 – Gems & Gemology (G&G), the award-winning quarterly journal of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), introduced a new monthly electronic newsletter, the G&G eBrief, on Oct. 5

G&G eBrief delivers the latest research updates to professional gemologists worldwide, who want brief articles on topics that have immediate, practical application.

“The need for dependable gemological intelligence has never been greater,” said Tom Moses, senior vice president of the GIA Laboratory and Research. “The G&G eBrief gives readers access to timely and useful information that is based on rigorous scientific testing.”

Each G&G eBrief features the latest findings from the GIA Laboratory, global news and trade alerts, helpful tips, insight into future Gems & Gemology issues, upcoming conferences and exhibits worldwide – and even a “brainteaser.” 

“The content in the G&G eBrief will go through the same editorial and production process that has made Gems & Gemology the most trusted professional publication in the field,” said G&G Editor-in-Chief Alice Keller. 

The October through December G&G eBriefs will be distributed free of charge. Beginning in January 2010, the newsletter will be available exclusively to Gems & Gemology subscribers.

Those who wish to receive the November and December newsletters can email Managing Editor Tom Overton at to be added to the G&G eBrief distribution list. 

To subscribe to Gems & Gemology and ensure continued receipt of the G&G eBrief, go to the G&G order page or contact Circulation Coordinator Martha Rivera by email at or calling toll-free (800) 421-7250, ext. 7142.From outside the U.S. and Canada, call (760) 603-4000, ext. 7142.