GIA Museum Showcasing “Best in Platinum”



Platinum bracelet with a 29.26 ct. aquamarine.  Designed by Tom Munsteiner.  Image courtesy of PGI and GIA.The Gemological Institute of America Museum’s new and exclusive exhibit, “Best in Platinum,” showcases 17 award-winning pieces selected from a variety of platinum jewelry collections. The exhibit was assembled by Platinum Guild International, and is being shown together for the first time in the U.S.

Highlights include pieces from the PlatAfrica design competition and the Aqua Collection, as well as several other award-winning platinum pieces designed by Gurhan, Kirk Kara, Mark Schneider, Michael B., Tom Munsteiner, Danhov and Krikawa.

The Best in Platinum exhibit will be on display at the GIA Museum until April 30, 2010.

GIA Museum viewings are free and available to the public through scheduled tours. Visitors must sign up for a tour by contacting guestservices@gia.edu or calling (800) 421-7250, ext. 4116. Outside of the U.S., interested visitors can call (760) 603-4116.