Research & News
Adapting to Changing Workplaces
GIA Career Service advisors offer tips on how to navigate the changing workforce and consumer attitudes for success in the gem and jewelry industry.
Freshwater Pearls, Blister and Loose, with Their Host Shells
Three freshwater pearls, two blister and one loose, were examined in the New York lab.
GSA 2018 Report
Presenters reported on a broad range of research topics at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Indianapolis.
Gilson Cat’s-Eye Synthetic Emerald
This Gilson synthetic emerald was of particular interest for its chatoyancy, produced by a network of primary flux inclusions.
Analysis of Lightbox CVD-Grown “White” Diamonds
The Carlsbad lab provides a gemological analysis of two Lightbox CVD laboratory-grown near-colorless diamonds.
Nominal Type IaB Diamond with Boron
Examination of a type IaB diamond that exhibited instantaneous 2803 cm–1 FTIR absorption shortly after exposure to an ultra-short-wave UV source.