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A face-up view of a cushion cut diamond with blue color.
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Gems & Gemology’s 7 Most Unusual Encounters from 2019

Check out some of the most interesting and unusual diamonds and coloured stones submitted to GIA’s laboratories in 2019.

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Guardians of Trust: GIA’s Innovative Research, Instruments and Services

GIA’s services and instruments have grown in importance and impact as new gem treatments and laboratory-grown gems have entered the market.

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CVD, HPHT and Natural Diamonds
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Is There a Difference Between Natural and Laboratory-Grown Diamonds?

Learn about the differences – and similarities – between natural and laboratory-grown diamonds, and how GIA’s researchers and grading laboratories can tell the difference

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On the left is a 5.26 ct Fancy deep blue heart shape HPHT synthetic diamond. On the right is a 5.27 ct Fancy deep blue emerald cut HPHT synthetic diamonds.
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The Latest on Synthetic Diamonds

Dr James Shigley, GIA distinguished research fellow, is one of the foremost experts in diamonds and their identification. In this presentation recorded at the 2017 JCK Las Vegas show, he shares the latest developments about HPHT and CVD synthetic diamond

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Fall 2016 Gems & Gemology Cover
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Autumn 2016 G&G: CVD Synthetic Diamonds Survey, Reversible Colour Change in Blue Zircon

A summary of the content found in the Autumn 2016 issue of Gems & Gemology.

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Summer 2016 Gems & Gemology Cover
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Summer 2016 G&G: Diamonds from Diavik, Responsible Sourcing and Fabergé Cossack Figures

A summary of the content found in the Summer 2016 issue of Gems & Gemology.

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HPHT and CVD Diamond Growth Processes: Making Lab-Grown Diamonds

While more people are becoming familiar with lab-grown diamonds, many still don’t know how they are actually made. Learn about the two diamond growth processes, HPHT and CVD.

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Six HPHT yellow melee diamonds
Analysis of Yellow Diamond Melee for Colour Treatment and Synthetics

A parcel revealed to contain natural, treated and synthetic diamonds reinforces the importance of identification.

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5.03 ct Fancy Deep Blue HPHT Synthetic Diamond
Largest Blue HPHT Synthetic Diamond

Analysis of a 5.03 ct HPHT-grown blue synthetic diamond, the largest ever examined by GIA.

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Gems & Gemology Spring 2016 Cover
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Photoluminescence Review and Gem Material from Unusual Locales in the Spring 2016 G&G

A summary of the content in the Spring 2016 issue of Gems & Gemology.

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