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(Fwd) 'Classifieds' question


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To the knowledge of anybody on ORCHID, are there any online
classifieds for used jewelry equipment? I’ve found lots of
classifieds for jewelry pieces, but not for equipment. Any

Two suggestions:

  1. The Polygon Network has a lot of buying/selling of jeweler’s
    equipment. The system requires a paid subscription of (something
    like US$95.00 per month). For call 800-221-4435.

  2. There is a Conference (#12) on GIA-Net called 'Marketplace’
    where people buy and sell used gemological equipment.

If you don’t want to login, just send your post to me by email… and
I’ll post it for you. Be sure to include contact such as
your name, email address, and phone number.

Now for the advertising:
GIA-Net is the online education and system of

GIA-Net also offers the ability to complete coursework online in many
topics related to gemology and jewelry. Courses include Diamonds,
Diamond Grading, Colored Stones, Gem Identification, Colored Stone
Grading, Pearls, Fine Jewelry Sales, Advanced Fine Jewelry Sales, Gold
and Precious Metals, and our newest course… Insurance Appraisal

Additionally, GIA-Net has a text-based Diamond Dictionary online, job
listings, news, and more.

Access to the system is complimentary and you are welcome to
connect whether or not you are enrolled in a GIA course. If you are
enrolled, you can get answers back to your course questionnaires
instantly. If you are new to the system, you create your own account
the first time you login by answering a questionnaire.

To connect–

  • Data line - 1-310-453-2430 (with ANSI terminal emulation)
  • Internet access - telnet:// (or)

Want more Information?

  • Voice phone - 800-421-7250, extension 344 (USA and Canada)
  • Voice phone - 310-829-2991, extension 344 (Elsewhere)
  • Internet email -

Best regards to all,

James Marker, G.G.
GIA-Net System Operator & Research Librarian
Richard T. Liddicoat Gemological Library and Information Center
Gemological Institute of America

Dr. E. Aspler
Managing Director
Ganoksin Jewelry Co.,Ltd.