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Clients will be able to ask the AGS to sort loose stones based on specific grading criteria, such as minimum color or quality.
The Gemological Institute of America has extended the submission date for the no-charge confirmation service it announced in the fall by two months, to March 31.
The Gemological Institute of America’s Jewelry Design & Technology diploma program now is being offered in both Carlsbad, Calif. and New York City.  
The credit card-sized reports, which will contain details such as natural and unheated, are for mounted diamonds larger than 0.18 carats.
A number of women and children in need will be having a brighter holiday season this year thanks to donations from staff and students at the Gemological Institute of America’s headquarters.
Only 175 of the 1,042 diamonds with a grading report that was invalidated by the Gemological Institute of America in the wake of the hacking incident have been returned to the lab for reexamination.
Four diamond traders accused of bribing a grader in exchange for higher color grades on reports will spend up to two-and-a-half years behind bars.
De Beers now is using its automated melee screener at its International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research facility in Surat, and plans to launch the service at the IIDGR lab in Antwerp next month.
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