Gemologist, gem stones dealer. For the last 20 years has been living and working in Thailand. GIA Member and Member of the international color stone association ICA.
Dmitry is a Russian-born gemologist and gemstone dealer with more than 20 years’ experience in precious gemstones trading. From an early age he was fascinated by gem stones collecting. This interest transformed into a career in 1998, while studying Gemology at the Academy of Appraisal of Moscow and German Gemological Institute of Idar-Oberstein
As well as his work as a dealing in certified polished gems, Dmitry also applies his gemological skills to the bespoke jewelry design, acting as conduit between clients and goldsmiths.
Dmitry’s unique gemstones sell at Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Bonham’s auctions in Geneva, Hong Kong and New York to international gemstones dealers and private collectors. From 2006 to 2009 Dmitry was a consultant with Sotheby’s auction house. He also worked with Webb’s auction house in New Zealand during 2007-2010.
Dmitry is a well-known person at world gems & jewelry fairs, GIA and ICA gemological conferences as well as Swiss commercial Television. Dmitry is an author of several articles about Investment in Gem stones.
Two of Dmitry’s gem stones (ruby and star sapphire) have been granted by GIA Monograph as some of the exceptional and unique precious gem stones in the world.
As well as being a gemologist, Dmitry is a long standing member of all major gemological laboratories and associations including:
– GIA (Gemological Institute of America)
– SSEF (Swiss Gemological Institute)
– GRS (Gem Research Swisslab AG)
– Gubelin (Swiss Gem lab & Academy)
– ICA (International Color Gemstones Association)
– AIGS (Asian Institute Gemological Sciences)
Dmitry is currently Founder and Director of Hong Kong company 2014 to date. Prior to this he was a co-founder and managing director of Singapore based Pte.,Ltd. Both companies were established for international trading of exceptional certified polished gemstones and pearls.