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October’s Opalescence by Debbie Yonick Bursting with life and vitality, the dazzling, hypnotic play-of-color that is opal inspires its moniker,...

Clear Quartz

Crystal Clear The illuminating powers of rock crystal quartz. By Carol Besler In ancient times, clear quartz, which is called rock crystal, was used...


Calming Chalcedony The loveliest of blue quartz gems is a talisman for public speakers and makes a fashionable jewel. by Carol Besler Chalcedony is...


Emerald: the springtime gem The vibrant green of emerald symbolizes renewal and fresh beginnings. It’s the perfect birthstone for May. By Carol...

About Us

What is the International Colored Gemstone...

The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA), a non-profit organization, is the only...

Board Members

The ICA's Board of Directors comprise an international array of distinguished gem professionals...


The gemstone professionals that participate in ICA's committees share their business acumen and...


Having members in more than 47 countries, the ICA strives to keep its international community...

ICA members exhibit at Inhorgenta Munich, February 16-19, 2018.


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ICA's Ambassador for Germany, Claudia Hamann Edelstein, graciously organizes ICA's Reception at the Show. Many members from Germany and other mostly European members gather for a night of camaraderie, exchange of ideas and networking.

For more information about the Inhorgenta Show, click here.

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