Manhattan Chapter of the GIA Alumni
Manhattan Chapter of the GIA Alumni


Canadian Diamonds, Eh?



Jon Phillips, GIA GG, AGS CG



Canada is the world’s third largest producer of rough diamonds and yet struggles for recognition on the world stage. Learn about current production, future mine prospects and how you can leverage origin for your diamond sales. Every diamond needs a story!


Date: Tuesday, February 18th, 2020


Time: 6:00 PM Cash Bar & Networking

           6:30 PM Dinner - 7:30 PM Lecture


Place: Connolly’s, 14 East 47th Street (between Madison/Fifth Avenues)


Cost:  $59 via Eventbrite.  $69.00 cash or check at the door, based on space   

            availability. As the Manhattan Chapter has a contractual obligation with  

           Connolly's, no refunds can be made.  Limited to 50.  As a courtesy to our alumni     

            and the speaker there will be no admittance after 7PM.


RSVP: Reservations are still required and must be in by Friday, February 14th, 2020

             Reserve through Eventbrite (click here)

Questions: Contact Gail B. Levine, GIA GG,   718.897.7305

                    or Merle S. Koblenz, GIA GG,    860.927.0179


The chapter thanks Jerry Ehrenwald, Gail Brett Levine and  Merle S. Koblenz  for their raffle donation. It contributed toward the 2020 effort for the Eunice Miles Scholarship Fund. Special thanks to Heritage Auctions for the gemmy pens and pads!

Calendar of events and more on the Manhattan Chapter’s website!


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