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GIA ruby overgrowth
GIA Spots Lab-Grown Ruby Layer on Natural Stones
Attempts to upgrade the size and color of gemstones using a layer of synthetic material have been around for
News Mar 19, 2018 Rapaport News
GIA Opens $2M Scholarship 150
GIA Allocates $2M for New Scholarships
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will offer $2 million in scholarship funds in 2018 to students in its gemology and
News Jan 30, 2018 Rapaport News
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GSI Expands Synthetic-Testing Service
Gemological Science International (GSI) has expanded its service for detecting synthetic diamonds in jewelry to Hong Kong,
News Dec 13, 2017 Rapaport News
NGTC GII collaboration
India and China Labs Cooperate
Two major gemological institutions in India and China have agreed to increase their collaboration in an effort to strengthen trade
News Nov 27, 2017 Rapaport News
Edward Johnson RJC
RJC to Expand with New Development Hire
The Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) has appointed gemologist Edward Johnson as director of business development, tasking him
News Nov 27, 2017 Rapaport News
Pink GIA diamond CVD H4 defect
GIA Finds Baffling Flaw in CVD Diamond
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) doesn’t usually declare itself stumped, but a recent discovery of a flaw in a synthetic
News Jul 02, 2017 Joshua Freedman
IGI Lab
IGI to Launch Associations in Italy
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) will unveil two new organizations at a jewelry workshop it’s running in Italy
News Jun 13, 2017 Rapaport News
GIA artisanal miners guide
GIA Launches Gem Guide for Artisanal Miners
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is piloting a free gemology guide for artisanal miners in producing countries. The
News Apr 05, 2017 Rapaport News
Diamond crushing
Diamond Crushes It in YouTube Test
A GIA-graded natural diamond survived an attempt by video stunt men to crush it with a hydraulic press. Makers of YouTube channel
News Jan 02, 2017 Rapaport News
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Press Release: ICA Appoints Gemstone Expert Gary Roskin as Executive Director
Press Release: The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) announced on Tuesday that it had appointed gem and
Press Release Jul 29, 2015 International Colored Gemstone Association
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Press Release: Gem-A Issues May's Journal of Gemmology
Press Release: The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) has released the latest issue of its academic
Press Release May 08, 2015 Gem-A
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Gem-A, Gemewizard Begin New Colored Stones Grading Course
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) introduced a new colored stone grading course that is conducted in association
News Jan 20, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Pangemtech Hosts Annual Convocation and Seminar on Synthetics in Pune
Press Release: The Panjikar Gem Research & Tech Institute (Pangemtech) of Pune held its fourth annual
Press Release Dec 05, 2014 Pangemtech
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GSI Hosts Workshops at the Kerala Gem & Jewelry Show
Press Release: Gemological Science International (GSI), a full-service, high-tech lab designed specifically to meet the rapidly changing
Press Release Dec 01, 2014 GSI
GIA
GIA Researchers Convene for Annual Meeting
Press Release: More than 40 global researchers from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) met November 12 and
News Nov 17, 2014 GIA
GIA
Students Benefit from GIA-Sponsored Mandela Day Libraries
Press Release: Around 1,600 primary school students from notable mining areas in South Africa – at the Tebogo
Press Release Oct 31, 2014 GIA
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GIA Researchers Visit Emerald Mines in Zambia
Press Release: In September 2014, a team of field researchers from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) traveled to Zambia
Press Release Oct 20, 2014 GIA
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Gem-A Releases Latest Edition of The Journal of Gemmology
Press Release: The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) has released the latest issue of its academic
Press Release Oct 20, 2014 Gem-A
NAJA
NAJA to Award ACE It Conference Scholarship; Application Deadline is Nov. 1
Press Release: The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) is pleased to announce that it will award an ACE© It Appraisal
Press Release Sep 02, 2014 NAJA
GIA
Brown to Discuss Ancient Astrological Gems, Talismans at Gemstone Gathering
Press Release: Gems have held symbolic significance in many cultures for centuries. Richard S. Brown, a leading expert
Press Release Aug 19, 2014 GIA
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