“A Talk with Hanco Zwaan”, PhD in gemmology and mineralogy, Director of the Gemmological Laboratory of The Netherlands

“Emeralds have always been my favorites”

This time I have the great honour to introduce you to Hanco Zwaan, Director of the Netherlands Gemmological Laboratory (NEL), Curator of the mineralogy department of Naturalis (the National Museum of Natural History in The Netherlands ) and gemmological researcher. For those who have never heard of Hanco Zwaan before; He’s a true world-wide authority for his
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Margriet Sopers

Margriet Sopers, FGA

Having a diploma in jewellery, FGA and a propaedeutic of the Academy of Art followed-up by interesting years as a jewellery expert at Sotheby's & Gemeentelijke Krediet Bank, as well as being a member for years of the Society of Jewellery Historians, I am glad to share with you today's world of jewellery.

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