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Scholarship funding totaling $2 million is available in 2017.
The latest editions of the books providing grading standards and nomenclature across a number of categories can now be downloaded.
The Swiss company said it is the first gem laboratory to introduce age-dating for natural pearls as a client service.
He’ll be replaced by David Block, who’s been the company’s deputy CEO and COO since 2012.
It’s the third location for the Swiss grading laboratory and was opened in response to increasing demand from the gem trade.
What users see when they log into Only My Diamond, starting from top left: the downloadable PDF of the DQD, the video of the diamond, the Optical Precision Map, the clarity plot, the proprietary light performance diamond quality graph, the close-up of the diamond laser inscription, and the four Cs descriptor.
Only My Diamond comes with the Diamond Quality Document and is an interactive way to “bring the grading report to life.”
Qualified candidates can apply for the research fellowships at the Gemological Institute of America’s Carlsbad and New York campuses.
This shot provided by De Beers shows a diamond grader at work at the International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research facility in Surat, India. De Beers opened the lab in 2015 with an initial investment of $10 million and now will spend $5 million to expand it.
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research facility in Surat will nearly double in size.
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