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

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

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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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Is “The Show” Over? Is Retail Dead?

The state of retail is changing, but the traditional retail experience could still live on.

GradingSep 23, 2021
Another Diamond With Fake GIA Inscription Surfaces

Graders at HRD Antwerp found this one, a HPHT-treated natural diamond inscribed with the report number of an untreated stone.

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GradingSep 21, 2021
Application Period Open for 2022 GIA Scholarships

Prospective students can apply online now through Sept. 30.

GradingSep 14, 2021
Investigation Into Fraudulent GIA Reports Continues in India

The lab said “most” of the diamonds paired with reports stating they were natural and untreated are actually lab-grown or treated diamonds.

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GradingSep 07, 2021
AGS Labs Opens Lab-Grown Diamond Grading Reports to the Industry

The move comes after a year-long pilot program.

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