World famous diamonds to be featured in program at library

August 17, 2007 12:00 am

An upcoming program about some of the world's famous diamonds by gemologist Martha J. Snyder will include a pictorial presentation. Many have been the property of royalty since the 1900s.

Included are the Dresden Green Diamond, the Hope Diamond and the Crown Jewels of Great Britain.

Snyder owns MJS Gemological Laboratory and is an independent jewelry appraiser. She is also a senior member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers and a graduate of the Gemological Institute of America.

She has more than 20 years of experience managing and consulting in the jewelry industry.