Ciĝdem Lüle, PhD., FGA, GG, DGA

Dr. Lüle is a research gemologist, mineralogists and educator. She is the owner of Kybele LLC consulting firm based in Illinois, USA. As an independent researcher, her focus is archaeogemology; the identification of gem findings from archaeological sites, with the emphasis on origin investigation. Her consultation services also incorporate developing tailored education for the gem professionals, appraisers, gemologists, and gemology students. She is the technical advisor to the World of Color communication system.

Dr. Lüle's professional education includes BSc. in Geo Engineering and MSc. in Mineralogy from Ankara University, Turkey; PhD. in Mineralogy from Hacettepe University, Turkey; Diploma in Gemmology and Diamond Diploma from Gem-A and Graduate Gemologists diploma from GIA.

In 2016, she was awarded the prestigious AGA Antonio C. Bonanno Excellence in Gemology Award.


2019 Tucson Conference

About the AGA Conference & Gala - Topic & Speaker Info

February 6, 2019
Check-in: 8:00 am, Program: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Reception: 6:30 - 7:30 pm, Gala Dinner Dance: 7:30 - 11:00 pm

Continental breakfast, light lunch & Gala ticket are included with the conference fee.

The evening will conclude with a festive dinner and awards ceremony, honoring this year's winner of the prestigious AGA Antonio C. Bonanno Award for Excellence in Gemology.

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