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The Gemological Institute of America has suspended its diamond sealing services until further notice after receiving a sealed diamond for verification that did not match the grading report number packaged with it.  
Milenyum Mining has discovered and faceted the largest known csarite in the world, a 121.65-carat pear-shaped stone that it expects to retail for close to $1 million. 
Jewelry Television is asking the public to vote on their favorite gemstone to select the “Gem of the Year,” a promotion that gives the on-air retailer valuable insight into customer preferences.  
Cash bonuses, jewelry, trips--these are examples of rewards retail employees could see when a store meets its sales goals. And these might have been more than enough to satisfy, until they get word about the rewards one company recently heaped on its workers.
A platinum ring featuring a Paraiba tourmaline accented with French-cut diamonds by designer Leon Mege took home both the Best of Show award and top honors in the classical category at the American Gem Trade Association’s annual Spectrum Design competition.
 A lab-grown diamond company announced Monday that it is now producing high-quality 2-carat diamonds and expects to be growing 3-carat stones by early 2015.  
Just ahead of its annual meeting, the World Diamond Council announced that it has chosen Patricia Syvrud, a GIA graduate gemologist who owns a jewelry industry consulting firm, as its first executive director.
Diamond cutting and manufacturing firm Diacore paid $15.2 million, or $65,577 a carat, for the 232.08-carat white diamond recovered from the Cullinan mine earlier this year.
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