John Green appointed chairman of GIA board

Top: John Green. Above: assorted gem cuts.
Top: John Green. Above: assorted gem cuts.Lux Bond & Green (TOP); GIA

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Last week, John Green, CEO and president of Lux Bond & Green jewelers, was appointed chairman of the board of governors of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). For those who have never heard of the GIA, Green, a gemologist and fourth-generation jeweler, explains the mission of the organization and his new role within it. He also offers a tip on how to discern the real thing from bogus bling.

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