GradingMay 26, 2021
Stuller Hires Guy Borenstein as Senior Gemologist

He has relocated from Israel to Louisiana to lead its gemological laboratory.

GradingApr 19, 2021
Here’s What SSEF Found When It Studied High-Quality Afghan Emeralds

The Swiss lab reveals how stones from the Panjshir Valley are both different from and similar to emeralds from other places.

GradingApr 21, 2021

Beissekova has been dreaming of gemstones since she was a sandbox excavator.

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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.

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.

GradingApr 27, 2021
SSEF Debuts Free Online Gemstone Courses

“Understanding Gemstones” currently covers diamonds, emeralds, pearls, rubies, and sapphires but will expand to more stones in the future.

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Is Men’s Jewelry an Untapped Category for Retailers?

Statistics and sales over the last several years have proven that men’s jewelry is now a fast-growing area of the market.

GradingApr 15, 2021
GCAL Introduces Its New Cut Grade Standard, 8X

Diamonds must receive a grade of “excellent” across eight criteria to be deemed an 8X.

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GradingApr 15, 2021
GSI Expands With New Lab in Jaipur, India

The facility will take advantage of its location in the colored stone hub with a division dedicated to geographic origin and identification.

GradingApr 12, 2021
AGA Explores Gemology Career Paths With New Forum Series

The inaugural event is tomorrow and will feature four professionals who will talk about their careers and how they got there.

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How to Engage and Sell to Millennials

Millennials were once feared in the diamond industry, but now this younger generation has become today’s largest diamond buying demographic.

GradingMar 01, 2021
Beyoncé, Lorraine Schwartz Create GIA Scholarship

The superstar will hand-select two Black professionals to receive full tuition and paid expenses for its Graduate Gemologist program via distance education.

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