Mobile laboratory, 26-28 January at the Hilton Colombo ResidencesBANGKOK – 21 January 2015 – Members of the gem and jewellery trade in Sri Lanka will have easier access to GIA’s identification and origin services for ruby, sapphire and emerald, as well as other gemstone identification services, through the Institute’s mobile laboratory in Colombo from 26-28 January. This is the first time GIA’s services will be offered in Sri Lanka, an island nation rich in gemstone history. The mobile laboratory will be located at the Hilton Colombo Residences.
Clients are encouraged to make an appointment prior to 26 January by emailing Montana Rodjana at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling GIA’s laboratory in Bangkok at +66 2632 4090 ext 153 or 604. Fees, which can be found on GIA’s website at www.gia.edu/gem-lab-service/colored-stone, depend on the gem and services requested. The mobile laboratory can be contacted at +94 (76) 524 3346 between 26 and 28 January.
Payments will be accepted through a GIA GemPass™ or a GIA account. GIA GemPass™ purchases should made in advance or a current account should be set up prior to 26 January by contacting Rodjana or calling GIA’s laboratory in Bangkok.