Join us for The Science of Gemstones with Dr. Christopher Bramlett, chemist and jeweler. Dr. Bramlett will give some of the underlying facts that make gemstones, many of which have no utilitarian value – such desired commodities even in a world preoccupied with the technology of information flow and usage. Dr. Bramlett will focus on the gems that have been chosen to serve as birthstones, their chemical makeup and, in a few cases, why they were chosen to be birthstones.