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Journal of Gems & Gemmology was founded in 1999. It is a bimonthly academic journal approved by the ministry of science and technology of the People's Republic of China, published by the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), and supported by the Gemmological Institute of China(GIC). Journal of Gems & Gemmology is an unique academic journal concentrates specifically on gems and gemology in China and it is quite popular in gem scholars, practitioners and fans. Journal of Gems & Gemmology, continuing twenty years publication, reports the latest gem technology, resource and hot spot bimonthly, combining jewelry market development home and abroad.


The content of Journal of Gems & Gemmology reflects modern gem research direction and development, test technology, resource, treatment method, jewelry market and trade, gem processing, jewelry appraisal, jewelry culture and education.

Column includes: Gem·Test; Marketing·Management; Design·Craft; Education·Appraisal; Trend·View.

Gem·Test, which is the most popular column in the journal, serves the jewelry market with strong technical support based on the new test technology, new method, new theory. Scientific gem test is the important foundation of protecting consumer’s interest, confidence, and maintaining market health and sustainable development.

Award: Gem·Test awarded characteristic columns of Hubei in China in 2015 and 2016, and the journal was awarded “The most beautiful journal” of 2016 in China.

Advantage and Industry Support

Journal of Gems & Gemmology leads the research direction of gem technology, standard of jewelry market and promotes market prosperity in China and even some other Asian countries, which is an influential professional journal.

Journal of Gems & Gemmology is supported by the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) and “China Jewelry Valley” under construction of Wuhan East Lake National Jewelry Culture Tourism Industrial Base. The development of the journal relies on the advantages provided by China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), which is one of the leading universities in the discipline, and the support from industry leaders and researchers from various other universities and institutes.

Call for Articles and Advertisement

We welcome the articles on all aspects of the gem fields and advertisement related with gem technology.

Could you write some articles or reports about current gemmological research for our journal in China?

We are eager to release them to our Chinese readers just in time.

We shall publish the articles of yours as soon as possible in our journal.

Let's share the joy of your research results.

Related Information

Chief Editor:Andy Hsitien Shen

Deputy Chief Editor:Huang Yilan; Chen Tao

Address: Editorial Department of Journal of Gems and Gemmology, China University of Geosciences, Lumolu, Wuhan 430074, P.R.China

Tel: +86-027-67885187

E-mail: bsx-journal@163.com    Chinabsx@163.com

Web: http://bshb.cbpt.cnki.net    http://jogg.cug.edu.cn


ISSN 2096-9120

CN 42-1909/TS

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