Magnificent Jewels and Gems:
Diamond, History, Carat and Cut

Sotheby’s is the world’s largest broker of fine and decorative art, jewelry, collectibles, and real estate and has 80 locations around the world. The Gulf Institute of Gemology is the Middle East’s leading gemological research, analysis and academia institution and ranks in the top 10 of the worlds gem research labs with its current headquarter in Muscat, Oman.

The joint webinars will be hosted by Sophie Stevens F.G.A. D.G.A Deputy Director and Jewelry Specialist from Sotheby’s Middle East and Eva Kountouraki, Gulf Institute of Gemology Academy Director.

The webinar will take viewers through an interactive journey with diamonds; allowing them to understand how and what diamonds are made off, the different cut styles. Plus, show some of the most beautiful and famous stones in history and who they belonged to!

About the Lecturers

Sophie Stevens joined Sotheby’s as Jewellery Specialist for MENA in 2019, having consulted for the company in Dubai since 2016. Sophie advises clients on buying and selling jewellery through Sotheby’s international auctions and private sales and participates in the department’s regional exhibitions and educational events.

Eva Kountouraki was born and raised in a family of goldsmiths, jewelers, and sculptors. Eva is certified gemologist and long experienced Gemology teacher. She is specialized in jewelry business administration and holds a Masters in Jewelry Business Management. Eva joined GIG as Academy Director in 2019.

The webinar will take place on the Tuesday 15th of June at 12.00pm, on zoom platform.

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