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GIA Presents DiamondCheck Machine to IDCA
Press Release: The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) presented the Indian Diamond & Colorstone Association (IDCA) with the GIA DiamondCheck™ on Wednesday March 12. This machine is to examine colorless stones in the D to N range. It identifies...
Technology Mar 26, 2014 IDCA
Ethisphere Designates GIA a World's Most Ethical Company
Press Release: The Ethisphere® Institute has named the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company®. This is the second year in a row the 83-year old nonprofit gem lab has received...
Marketing Mar 20, 2014 GIA
GIA Creates GemKids Website for Learning Gemology
Press Release: Students, parents and teachers now have easy access to interactive, online gemology and geology education through the Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) new GemKids website. The site, geared toward students...
Marketing Feb 18, 2014 GIA
GIA Grading Report
Certified Delays
Diamond manufacturers are frustrated by the long turnaround time of goods being sent to the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) for certification. The recent delays have stemmed from a steady rise in demand for certificates as the...
Polished Markets Feb 07, 2014 Avi Krawitz
GIA Welcomes Its First Postdoctoral Associate to New York Lab
Press Release: Continuing its decades-long history of advanced gemological research and education, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has selected its first associate in the Richard T. Liddicoat Postdoctoral Research program. Participants in the program...
Marketing Feb 05, 2014 GIA
GIA to Host Seminars, Exhibit in Tuscon
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will hold two exclusive exhibits and a free seminar at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show from February 13 to 16. The exhibits will be held at the GIA's booth and...
Gemstones Feb 03, 2014 Deena Taylor
GIA Unveils Synthetic Diamond Detector
In an effort to identify the flow of synthetic diamonds in the pipeline, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has developed a machine that detects differences between natural diamonds and man-made stones. DiamondCheck runs on GIA software and...
Technology Jan 27, 2014 Brian Bossetta
GIA's Gemfest Seminar Takes Place Jan. 24 in Tokyo
Experts from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will present during a GemFest seminar on January 24 at the International Jewellery Tokyo show. Thomas M. Moses, the chief laboratory and research officer for GIA, will present...
Marketing Jan 20, 2014 Jeff Miller
GIA Hosts Classes, Seminars, Events at Tucson Gem Shows
Press Release: The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will offer special laboratory services, gem and jewelry seminars, classes and more during the annual Tucson gem shows in February. The Institute’s show offerings...
Research Jan 15, 2014 GIA
GIA Creates the Tawfic Farah Memorial Scholarship
Press Release: The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) announced the Tawfic Farah Memorial Scholarship, which will be offered beginning June 15, 2014. The annual scholarship will award full tuition for an on-campus student...
Financial-Legal Jan 14, 2014 GIA
GIA Collaborates With Bahrain on Pearl Testing Facility
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) signed an agreement with the Bahrain Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) to develop the country's Gemstone and Pearl Testing Laboratory (GPTLB)...
Gemstones Jan 09, 2014 Jeff Miller
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GIA Mourns the Loss of Bert Krashes
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) announced the passing of Bert Krashes, its former vice president and a member of the board. Krashes joined GIA in 1949 and eventually became the vice president and director...
Research Jan 06, 2014 Jeff Miller
GIA Adopts New Report Format January 1
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will introduce a revised format for its diamond grading and gem identification reports beginning January 1, 2014. GIA stated that the information provided on these reports will not...
Research Dec 27, 2013 Jeff Miller
GIA Supplies WFDB With Synthetic Detection Machines
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) announced an agreement to make synthetic diamond detection devices available at bourses. In a joint statement, Ernie Blom, the WFDB's president, and Tom...
Technology Nov 20, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Israel to Receive GIA Synthetic Detecting Device
A sophisticated device that detects synthetic diamonds will be presented to the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in February 2014, IDE reported.The IDE will be the first diamond exchange to receive the...
Polished Markets Nov 20, 2013 Deena Taylor
GIA's Board of Governors Welcomes Moses and Tannenbaum
Press Release: The Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) board of governors inducted Thomas M. Moses, who was also named executive vice president and chief laboratory and research officer for GIA, and Elliot Tannenbaum,...
Gemstones Nov 13, 2013 GIA
G&G Takes Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Cheapside Hoard Jewelry Collection
Press Release: The Fall 2013 issue of the Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) industry-leading peer-reviewed quarterly journal Gems & Gemology'(G&G) journeys to the Museum of London’s astonishing new Cheapside Hoard exhibit of centuries-old jewelry; discusses...
Marketing Oct 28, 2013 GIA
GIA Career Fair Attracts Hundreds of Job Seekers in California
Press Release: Nearly 500 hundred professionals at every career stage packed the Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) 30-acre campus in Carlsbad, California today, October 11, where 27 companies looking to fill hundreds of positions were on-hand...
Marketing Oct 11, 2013 GIA
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Jacques to Leave Borsheims and Head GIA as CEO
The board of governors of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) appointed Susan M. Jacques as its new president and CEO. Jacques, currently the president and CEO of Borsheims Fine Jewelry and Gifts in Omaha, Nebraska, and...
Marketing Oct 07, 2013 Jeff Miller
GIA Appoints New Corporate Counsel
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) appointed Jennifer Treese Wilson as its corporate counsel. In this new position, Wilson will initially support GIA’s worldwide education programs.“Jennifer brings a rare mix of valuable skills and experience...
Financial-Legal Sep 25, 2013 Jeff Miller
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