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GradingJun 27, 2024
GIA Debuts Jewelry Report Service

The pilot program will provide grading information for diamond jewelry.

Warren H. Morss, Monica L. Caldwell, Mark T. Cartwright
GradingJun 21, 2024
ASA Elects New Gems and Jewelry Discipline Governor, Members-At-Large

Warren H. Morss is the new governor, while Monica L. Caldwell and Mark T. Cartwright are the members-at-large.

GradingJul 08, 2024

Stevens, the former CEO of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee, will succeed Avi Levy.

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GradingJul 01, 2024
Gübelin Launches Lower-Cost, AI-Powered Gem Report

The Gem Passport is available for emeralds, rubies, and blue sapphires weighing up to 3 carats.

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GradingJun 12, 2024
IGI to Grade Charles & Colvard Moissanite

The partnership follows the launch of the jewelry company’s B2B moissanite platform.

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GradingMay 14, 2024
Instappraise Adds Trifold Brochure to Appraisal Offerings

Retailers can customize and print the appraisal brochures from their store.

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GradingApr 23, 2024
GIA Has a New Book About William Ruser

Ruser was known for his figural jewelry with freshwater pearls and for his celebrity clientele.

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GradingApr 19, 2024
AGS Ideal Report Now Available in Printed Form

From now through mid-May, GIA will be offering the reports at a 50 percent discount.

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GradingApr 02, 2024
Jewelers Mutual, GIA Launch Scholarship for Aspiring Gemologists

The “Ron Harder Gemological Scholarship” application window is open until April 30.

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The End of an Era? Lab-Grown Diamonds' Journey Towards Price Stability

As the demand for lab-grown diamond jewelry may still be increasing, the most notable change we are likely to see is price stabilization.

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GradingMar 26, 2024
IGI Announces Tech for ID’ing Lab-Grown Colored Diamonds

The lab stresses the importance of accurate identification, as the difference in price is “substantial.”

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GradingMar 14, 2024
GIA Has a New Scholarship for High School Students in San Diego

The spring application window closes on March 31.

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GradingMar 07, 2024
GIA Appoints New General Counsel

Attorney Brandon H. Pace will succeed Jennifer Wilson, who is retiring after serving as GIA’s general counsel since 2013.

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GradingFeb 26, 2024
GIA Opens Lab in Dubai

The new DMCC Laboratory at Uptown Tower will initially serve clients in Dubai free trade zones.

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GradingFeb 21, 2024
GIA’s Same-Day Service Now Available Everywhere

The new service, introduced to stem fraud related to lab-grown diamonds, will be offered at no cost for the time being.

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GradingFeb 14, 2024
GIA Offering Discounts on Jade Reports

The 20 percent off promotion will run through March 31.

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GradingFeb 08, 2024
GIA Helps Recover Stolen Diamonds

The lab identified the stones when an uninvolved diamond dealer sent them in for grading.

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GradingJan 31, 2024
Former De Beers Exec François Delage Joins GIA Board 

He brings more than three decades of experience in global luxury, fashion, and jewelry retail.

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GradingJan 26, 2024
GIA to Demo New Microscope in Tucson

Discounts are available on pre-orders made through the end of AGTA GemFair.

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GradingJan 11, 2024
GIA, IGI Introduce Same-Day Service Amid Reports of Fraud

The labs will verify if a diamond is lab-grown or natural in less than 24 hours.

GCAL by Sarine new lab in Surat, India
GradingJan 10, 2024
GCAL, Now Part of Sarine, Opens Lab in India

The facility is located in Sarine’s office building in Surat.

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GradingDec 28, 2023
GIA Announces Enhanced Jade Report

The improved report includes additional information and a new layout.

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GradingDec 27, 2023
Lavalier Partners with IGI to Offer Customer Discounts, Education

Customers with an IGI report can receive up to 10 percent off and access to educational content.

Jeffrey Post
GradingDec 11, 2023
Smithsonian’s Jeffrey Post to Receive 2023 Bonanno Award

Post is being honored for nearly four decades of contributions he made within the Department of Mineral Sciences at the museum.

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GradingDec 06, 2023
GIA Debuts Revamped Graduate Jeweler Program

By mixing creative and practical skills, the new course hopes to fill the industry’s bench jeweler gap.

GIA Dr. John W. Valley
GradingNov 27, 2023
Dr. John W. Valley Retires from GIA Board of Governors

To honor his legacy, GIA has set up a scholarship in his name.

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GradingNov 16, 2023
GIA to Offer Next-Day Services for the Holidays

The lab is tightening the turnaround time on certain diamond grading reports for what normally is the industry’s busy season.

Anna Martin, GIA’s senior vice president for institute and industry relations
GradingNov 16, 2023
Anna Martin Is Retiring From GIA

She will step down from her position as senior vice president of institute and industry relations at the end of the year.

Ruby filled with zinc glass
GradingNov 15, 2023
GIA Examines Ruby Filled With Zinc Glass

It’s the first time the lab has encountered this type of treatment.

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