GradingSep 23, 2022
GIA Career Fair Returns to Carlsbad

The Gemological Institute of America also announced plans for events in New York and London in 2023.

GradingSep 07, 2022
IGI Now Providing Cut Grades for Fancy Shapes

The lab said more attention is being paid to a diamond’s cut, and that interest extends beyond round brilliants.

GradingSep 07, 2022

It offered a look at how synthetics and simulants “can be mixed with their natural counterparts to misrepresent a parcel,” the lab said.

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GradingSep 15, 2022
GIA Accepting Scholarship Applications Through the End of the Month

There are $2 million in scholarships available for 2023.

GradingAug 24, 2022
IGI Becomes Valuation Partner for Luxus

Launched in May, Luxus is an investment platform that specializes in rare gems and high jewelry.

GradingAug 18, 2022
VDB, Lab Grown Source Add 8X to Cut Grade Search Filter

8X is now the top cut grade on both platforms, above Ideal.

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GradingJul 28, 2022
GIA to Open Lab in Dubai in Mid-2023

Announced earlier this week by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, the news comes just as GIA prepares to close its Antwerp facility.

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GradingJun 23, 2022
AIGS Launches Grading Report for ‘Santa Maria’ Aquamarine

The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences aims to set a color standard for the trade name.

GradingJun 16, 2022
GIA to Close Antwerp Lab Next Month

It is the organization’s only laboratory in Europe, but shipping services to other locations will be available.

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GradingJun 09, 2022
GIA to Phase Out Paper Reports by 2025

The lab is going all digital, starting with the GIA Diamond Dossier in January 2023.

GradingJun 02, 2022
State of the Colored Stone Market: The Biggest Research Developments of the Past 5 Years

As technology accelerates the rate of scientific findings, it’s become more important than ever for the colored stone sector to keep up.

GradingMay 23, 2022
Gem-A Launches Digital Entry-Level Gemology Course

GemIntro is meant to give a broad introduction to gems and gemology.

GradingMay 05, 2022
GCAL Expands 8X Cut Grade to Fancy Diamond Shapes

It will introduce the 8X Oval and 8X Princess Diamond Cut Grade certificates at the upcoming JCK Las Vegas jewelry trade show.

GradingJan 27, 2022
Boucheron Taps Sarine for Diamond Reports

The jeweler’s new traceability focused bridal line will come with digital certificates from Sarine Technologies.

GradingJan 14, 2022
GIA Names Anna Martin SVP for Institute, Industry Relations

She previously served as its senior vice president of business development and beneficiation.

GradingJan 06, 2022
IGI Names Head of Education

John Pollard will fill the newly created position.

GradingDec 30, 2021
GIA Appoints VP of Business Development, North America

Richard Pesqueira reports to Chief Marketing Officer Mark Buntz.

GradingDec 09, 2021
Instappraise Announces Integration with GCAL Database

The partnership reduces the amount of data entry required on appraisal documents, Instappraise said.

GradingDec 07, 2021
Matthew Tratner Joins Sarine Group

He has departed GIA to become the vice president of North American operations.

GradingDec 06, 2021
In New Campaign, GIA Emphasizes Emotion Over Education

The untitled marketing campaign tells consumers GIA has graded some of the most important diamonds in the world, including theirs.

GradingNov 30, 2021
GSI Has Received an Accreditation from SCS

The grading lab is accredited as an SCS Global Gem Identification Verification Provider.

GradingNov 29, 2021
BIJC, GIA to Offer Distance Learning Scholarships

They will cover the cost of earning a GIA Graduate Gemologist diploma for two students.

GradingNov 19, 2021
GIA Adds 2 New Members to Board of Governors

The institute welcomed Dave Bindra, vice president of operations at B&B Fine Gems, and diamond industry executive Marcus ter Haar.

GradingNov 01, 2021
GSI Expands Services Ahead of the Holiday Rush

The lab’s new Assurance program offers an e-commerce fulfillment program and a drop-ship service.

GradingOct 27, 2021
A Detection Dictionary

Having the right testing equipment is as necessary as a scale for any diamond business today, but selecting the right machine isn’t easy.

GradingOct 21, 2021
Via YouTube, ASA Advises Consumers to Visit Accredited Appraisers

In a new video posted to the popular site, ASA appraisers tout the importance of hiring a qualified expert.

GradingOct 14, 2021
Here Is the Winner of Gübelin’s 2021 Research Scholarship

Sebastian Schmidt will receive $30,000 toward his research project developing reference materials for gem corundum.

GradingOct 04, 2021
These Are the Grading Reports You’re Looking For

AIGS has added a report for “jedi” spinel that aims to set quality standards for the trade term.

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