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The Australian Gemmologist

About the official journal of The Gemmological Association of Australia.

Whether you are a practising professional gemmologist, a student of gemmology, an earth scientist, a hobbyist in a related field such as fossicking or lapidary, or simply a person interested in gemstones and gemmology, subscribing to The Australian Gemmologist is a must.

The Australian Gemmologist, the official journal of The Gemmological Association of Australia, is Australia's leading journal for those interested in gemmology, gemstones, other natural and man-made materials used for gem purposes, gem testing techniques and instruments, and related topics of interest. Published quarterly, with its content independently reviewed for accuracy and relevance by a panel of internationally acknowledged experts, this journal contains a mix of contributed papers, reports, reviews, and news items from Australia and around the world. The Australian Gemmologist is a world-recognised source of the latest scientific and technical information about the rapidly advancing science of gemmology. Each issue contains up-to-date gemmological information presented in standardised formats and is clearly illustrated by a visually attractive mix of colour and black and white photographs, line drawings, maps and tables.

Please browse our online site to preview what the journal has to offer. For those who wish to learn about our history, please read a brief history of The Australian Gemmologist.