EGL Researches Chinese Pearls

European Gemological Laboratory will undertake a research project on cultured Chinese freshwater pearls in 2001. The study will focus on advanced testing procedures using X-radiography, X-ray fluorescence, and other methods to separate the Chinese pearls from other varieties of pearls. Pearl suppliers wishing to participate in the project should contact the EGL research department at (212) 730-7380, extension 205.