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november, 2020

2020thu19nov7:00 pmVirtual EventMEMBERS: The inside world of pearls revealed. Do you know pearls spin?Free Virtual Seminar with James Brown7:00 pm AEDT Event Organized By: Gemmological Association of Australia Location:NationalEvent Type:Educational

Event Details

This time James delves into the inside world of pearls. James Brown is a Marine biologist and third generation pearl farmer. Do you know that pearls spin? How do Australian Akoya pearls compare to the rest of the world? Fantastic opportunity to have your questions answered in a live Q&A session at the end of the presentation.

Join us for an entertaining, engaging and fun, live members only event. See pearls and the industry through the eyes of the grower!

COST: FREE (member only event)

BOOKINGS: Limited spaces – advanced registration required. Contact Kathryn Wyatt with any issues: publicity@gem.org.au or phone 0412 195 964.

Who James Brown?

James Brown
James Brown is a third-generation Pearler with a degree in Marine Biology. James manages the original Australian owned and operated pearl farm at, Cygnet Bay near Broome. He has also teamed up with Broken Bay Pearls, north of Sydney to form “Pearls of Australia”. James has transformed the farms into educational platforms using tourism as the driver. He is a strong believer that the industry has a bright future if it can transform to add value to consumers and cutting-edge science to confront its significant challenges.

James gives back to his communities with his knowledge and passion. He has set up the Kimberley Marine Research Station, helped with a significant exhibition of Pearling history called “Lustre” touring Australia, supports Indigenous communities and is on many boards supporting tourism, fisheries, marine science and economic development and is an ambassador to Save the Children in WA

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Time

(Thursday) 7:00 pm AEDT

Virtual Event Details

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Organizer

Gemmological Association of Australiainfo@gem.org.au 1300 436 338

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