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The Gemological Institute of America has announced that it will offer special laboratory services, gem and jewelry seminars and classes during the annual gem shows next month. 
Mining company Petra Diamonds Ltd. announced Tuesday that it has recovered a 29.6-carat rough blue diamond from the famed Cullinan mine in South Africa. 
Indian Jeweller magazine awarded Kisna Diamond Jewellery, the flagship brand of Hari Krishna Exports, as the jewelry brand of the year in its Jewellers Choice Design Awards. 
Belgian diamond company the Trau Bros. NV is taking 100 percent control of New York diamond company Lazare Kaplan’s operations in Botswana. 
The Gemological Institute of America has introduced the Tawfic Farah Memorial Scholarship in honor of the institute’s former vice president of international operations who died last year.
In light of industry concerns over the possible mixing of lab-grown diamonds with natural stones, the International Gemological Institute is offering free screenings of up to 100 diamonds to all members of the Diamond Manufacturers and Importers Association of America and the Diamond Dealers Club.
The Gemological Institute of America announced Thursday that it is partnering with the Bahrain Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the Bahrain Economic Development Board to develop the country’s Gemstone and Pearl Testing Laboratory (GPTLB) into a leading research center for natural pearls. 
Forevermark and the Diamond Empowerment Fund are teaming up and launching the Forevermark Promise Scholars program this year, which will provide assistance to DEF’s educational beneficiaries in Africa.
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