POINT OF VIEW

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2010 Apr 15.  iPad – And Now for Something Completely Different.  lthoresen.com. Available at: <https://lthoresen.com/palimpsest/2100415-2>.

Thoresen, Lisbet and Stu Stringfellow.  2007 Jan 30 (updated 2009 Feb 19).  Broadcast Television: From the BoobTube to YouTube and Back Again. lthoresen.com. Available at: <https://lthoresen.com/palimpsest/20070130-2/>. 

 

FUTURE PUBLICATIONS and PRESENTATIONS

Thoresen, Lisbet, Ed.  On Gemstones: Gemological Studies of Ancient Intaglios and Cameos.

 

PUBLICATIONS and PRESENTATIONS

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2017.  Archaeogemology of sapphire.  In: S. Overlin (ed.), Fourteenth Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Sapphire. Pala International, Fallbrook, California, 74–91.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  Archaeogemology of sapphire.  Presentation at The Fourteenth Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Sapphire, held at GIA (Gemological Institute of America), Carlsbad, California, April 8, 2017.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2017.  Archaeogemmology and ancient literary sources on gems and their origins.  In: S. Greiff, A. Hilgner, and D. Quast (eds.), Gemstones in the first Millenium AD. Mines, Trade, Workshops and Symbolism. RGZM Tagungen 30. RGZM, Mainz, 155–217. [Available at: <https://www.academia.edu/32298852/Archaeogemmology_and_ancient_literary_sources_on_gems_and_their_origins>]

Hughes, Richard W. with Lisbet Thoresen.  2017.  Chapter 1: History. In: R. W. Hughes, W. Manorotkul, E. B. Hughes (eds.), Ruby & Sapphire: A Gemologist’s Guide. Lotus Publishing, Bangkok, 51–75.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2015.  Archaeogemmology and ancient literary sources on gems and their origins.  Presentation at the International Conference on Gemstones in the first Millenium AD: Mines, Trade, Workshops and Symbolism, held at the Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum, Mainz, October 20–22.

Thoresen, Lisbet and James A. Harrell.  2014.  Archaeogemology of Peridot.  In: L. Thoresen (ed.), Twelfth Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Peridot and Uncommon Green Gem Minerals.  Pala International, Fallbrook, California, 31–51.

Thoresen, Lisbet, Ed.  2014.  Twelfth Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Peridot and Uncommon Green Gem Minerals.  Pala International, Fallbrook, California, 147 pp.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  Chromian chalcedony: a gem from history’s lost and found.  Presentation at The Twelfth Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Peridot and Uncommon Green Gem Minerals, held at GIA (Gemological Institute of America), Carlsbad, California, April 5, 2014.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2014.  Gamini Ratnavira and Eberhard Equit: Extending the legacy of the art and science of mineral illustration.  In: L. Thoresen (ed.), Eleventh Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Ruby. Pala International, Fallbrook, California, 104–110.

Thoresen, Lisbet, Ed.  2014.  Eleventh Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Ruby.  Revised Edn.  Pala International, Fallbrook, California, 127 pp.

Thoresen, Lisbet and Karl Schmetzer.  2013.  Greek, Etruscan and Roman garnets in the antiquities collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Journal of Gemmology 33(7–8): 201–222.  (Abstract)

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2012.  Stone Age to Digital Age: a Southern California mineral club makes the transition to staying visible and viable.  Presentation at the 46th Annual Conference of the Association of Earth Science Editors, San Diego, California, October 8–12.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2011.  A Case Study on Gemstone Origins: Chrysothrix, a Group of Roman Magical Gems.  In C. Entwistle and N. Adams (eds.), “Gems of Heaven”: Recent Research on Engraved Gemstones in Late Antiquity, c. AD 200–600 (British Museum Research Publication 177), London, 4–9.

Thoresen, Lisbet and James A. Harrell.  2011.  Archaeogemology of Peridot.  Abstract in Gems & Gemology 47(3): 121–122.

Thoresen, Lisbet and James A. Harrell.  2011.  Archaeogemology of Peridot.  Presentation at GIA International Symposium 2011, GIA (Gemological Institute of America), Carlsbad, California, May 29–30.

Thoresen, Lisbet, Ed.  2011.  Ninth Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Diamond, 2 Volumes, Merk’s Jade, San Diego.

Thoresen, Lisbet and James A. Harrell.  2010.  Archaeogemology of Amazonite.  In R. Merk (ed.), The Eighth Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Gem Feldspars, Merk’s Jade, San Diego, pp. 58–62.

Thoresen, Lisbet and James A. Harrell.  2010.  Archaeogemology of Amazonite.  Lecture presented at The Eighth Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Gem Feldspars, GIA (Gemological Institute of America), Carlsbad, California, April 17.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2009.  On Gemstones: A Publishing Chimera. Presentation at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Association of Earth Science Editors, Houston, Texas, October 29–31.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2009.  Origins of Gemstones in the Ancient World.  Presentation at the British Museum Byzantine Seminar: Recent Research on Engraved Gemstones in Late Antiquity, AD 200–600, London, May 28–31.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  2008.  Historical Overview and Analytical Studies on Garnets of the Ancient World.  Keynote lecture presented at the Seventh Annual Sinkankas Symposium – Garnet, Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, California, April 19.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  1999.  Gemstones of the Greek World.  Lecture presented at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 19.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  1998.  The Use of Glass in the Ancient Glyptic Arts.  In A. Paterakis (ed.), Glass, Ceramics and Related Materials: Interim Meeting of the ICOM–CC Working Group, pp. 30–41. EVTEK–Institute of Arts and Design, Vantaa.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  1997.  Some Thoughts on the Origins of Gemstones of the Ancient World.  Lecture presented at the Annual Conference of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain, Barbican Centre, London, November 9–11.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  1995.  Characterization of Ancient Gemstones in the J. Paul Getty Museum.  Lecture presented at the Antikensammlung, Staatliche Museen, Berlin, September 15.

Thoresen, Lisbet, David A. Scott and Charles W. Fryer.  1992.  The Application of Gemological Techniques to the Identification of Gemstones in the Antiquities Collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum.  Poster presented at Archaeometry ’92, The Fowler Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, March 23–27.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  1991.  Identification of Gemstones.  Workshop held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu.

Thoresen, Lisbet and Michael Schilling.  1988.  Comparative analysis of a purportedly ancient marble head (misattributed to Scopas) with an ancient Greek original sculpture from Tegea.  An unpublished report on a modern forgery in the J. Paul Getty Museum, prepared for the J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles.

Thoresen, Lisbet and Calvin Rogers, assignors to the J. Paul Getty Trust.  1988.  Display Case.  Filed October 29, 1986, ser. no. 924,836.  United States Patent 4,749,241, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, D.C., June 7.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  1988.  The Reconstruction of Two Vases of Unique Shape. Conference Proceedings of the IIC-CG, Toronto, Canada.

Thoresen, Lisbet.  1987.  The Stem Reconstruction.  In L. Burn, A Dinoid Volute-Krater by the Meleager Painter.  Getty Vases 5. J. Paul Getty Museum Publications, Malibu.