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.

GradingSep 21, 2021
Application Period Open for 2022 GIA Scholarships

Prospective students can apply online now through Sept. 30.

GradingSep 07, 2021

The move comes after a year-long pilot program.

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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.

GradingJul 23, 2021
Lead Glass-Filled Lab-Grown Ruby Submitted to GIA

Though it’s unclear why someone would treat the material in that way, it’s important gemologists know it exists, the lab said.

GradingJul 21, 2021
10 Questions with GSI President Debbie Azar

Azar shares her thoughts on the future of diamond detection, screening melee today, “bad actors,” and more.

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Viva Italia! Why the JCK Italian Pavilion Was a Sight Worth Seeing at JCK Las Vegas

One of the highlights of the JCK show in Las Vegas has always been the Italian Pavilion, buzzing with excitement and elegance.

GradingJul 16, 2021
HB Antwerp Opens Diamond Training Academy

The HB Academy will offer classes for prospective specialists and jewelry retailers, and continuing education for its own employees.

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GradingJul 07, 2021
GCAL Earns SCS Accreditation for Gem Traceability

All SCS-007 certified diamonds graded, scanned, and laser inscribed by the gem lab can now carry a “Sustainably Rated” claim.

GradingJun 14, 2021
IGI Finds 6-Carat ‘Natural’ Diamond Is Actually Lab-Grown

The submitted stone had been cut and polished with “meticulous precision” to match a natural diamond report, the lab said.

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Bringing Sexy Back: The Allure of COUTURE, Italian Style

Take a tour of Italian designers at COUTURE 2021.

GradingJun 08, 2021
International Gemological Institute Sets Out to Become Carbon Neutral

The U.S. division is beginning the process of assessing, then combatting, its impact.

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