100 Carat Yellow Diamond Displayed at GIA

A cushion cut 100.67 ct. fancy intense yellow diamond,
dubbed the Steinmetz “Sunrise,” along with 30 pieces by jewelry designer
Wallace Chan will be on display at GIA Symposium 2011: Advancing the Science
and Business of Gems in Carlsbad, Calif., May 29–30.


Photo courtesy of GIA

The Steinmetz Sunrise diamond will be on display for three
days at the GIA Museum and the nearly 1,000 other gems, jewelry, and sculptures
including Chan’s, will remain on exhibit through the fall.

The exhibit will also feature a 111 ct. Burmese star
sapphire courtesy of Symposium poster presenter Benjamin Zucker. More than 15
sculptures by Perry Brent Davis, featuring influences of art deco, abstract, and
surrealism, will also be on display.

The Vega jewelry set by Robert Wan, a set made up of 111
Tahitian cultured pearls and six carats of diamonds mounted in 18k white gold,
will also be on view.

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