GIA Statement on Fraudulent Diamond Grading Reports in India
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 13 Sept 2021 – Police in Surat, India, uncovered a fraudulent scheme involving GIA diamond grading reports.
GIA Laboratory Prevents Attempted Fraud
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 17 May 2021 – GIA is seeing an increase in the number of laboratory-grown diamonds submitted for update or verification services with counterfeit inscriptions referencing GIA natural diamond reports.
GIA Wins Trademark Infringement Suit
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 14 April 2021 – a Belgian court unequivocally ordered AIG Belgium, to immediately cease using ‘AIG’ alone or in conjunction with other marks, or face significant penalty payments.
GIA Gets Specific on Laboratory-Grown Diamonds
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 13 Oct – As consumer interest in laboratory-grown diamonds increases, GIA is driving its consumer-protection mission forward by introducing LGDR by GIA.
GIA to Report Specific Colour and Clarity Grades for Laboratory-Grown Diamonds
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 11 Aug 2020 – GIA will report specific 4Cs colour and clarity grades on its new digital reports for laboratory-grown diamonds, replacing the current descriptive terms and grade ranges.
GIA’s First Graduate Diamond Course Begins in Shenzhen, China
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 3 Aug 2020 – Aspiring gem and jewellery professionals in Shenzhen, China attended the region's first on-campus GIA Graduate Diamonds Course in early July.
GIA Adds Country of Origin Reports for Coloured Diamonds
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 30 May 2019 – GIA added natural coloured diamonds to the GIA Diamond Origin Report Service on 24 May.
Detailed explanation of changes
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 1 April 2019 – On 29 March 2019, GIA announced changes to its laboratory-grown diamond grading report to align the report with recent revisions to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Jewelry Guides.
GIA Updates Education Materials and Grading Reports for Laboratory-Grown Diamonds
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 29 March 2019 – GIA has revised its education materials supporting its core consumer protection mission and updated its grading reports for laboratory-grown diamonds to align with the revised US Federal Trade Commission guides.
GIA Introduces New Diamond Country of Origin Reports
CARLSBAD, Calif. – 28 March 2019 – On 30 April, GIA will introduce the GIA Diamond Origin Report service which will confirm the country of origin of polished diamonds.