Helen Plumb is undoubtedly one of Scotland's
Based in Aberdeen, Helen has achieved a very
high reputation for producing gem jewellery of the
finest calibre and quality....her contact details are at the bottom of this page.
Helen Plumb, an internationally recognised gemmologist, is delighted to explain about the fascinating world of gemstones. Graduating with a First in Geological Sciences from the University of Durham in 1985, she has been enthralled by the beauty and complexity of diamonds and coloured gemstones for many years. In 1989 she was awarded the Tully Medal, graduating as the highest achieving student in the Gemmological Association and Gem Testing Laboratory of Great Britain’s (GAGTL) international diploma examinations. After gaining a Fellowship Diploma (FGA) and Diamond Diploma (DGA), both with distinction, she went on to become an examiner for GAGTL, assessing jewellers, valuers, curators, auctioneers and other professionals on their ability to identify natural, treated, simulated and synthetic gemstones. In 1997 she moved to Brazil for four years and worked with a jewellery manufacturer, selecting for jewellery the aquamarines, emeralds, tourmalines, amethysts, citrines and other beautiful coloured gemstones that are mined there.
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