Visit GIA at the 22nd International Jewellery Kobe to find out about laboratory services and education in Tokyo. Lab representatives will be present to answer your questions about GIA report services. See a demonstration of the iD100TM gem testing device.
Learn about the Retailer Support Program that offers you digital and in-store materials to share with your customers about diamonds and report services. Many of these tools are available at no cost to the retailer and translated in multiple languages.
If you are interested in finding out more about classes in gemology, ask about lab classes now scheduled in Japan.
“A-Z of Pearls" Seminar by GIA Gemologist
Thursday, May 17
Kobe Exhibition Center
10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Plan to attend a fascinating presentation on the various pearl aspects and terminology. Nicholas Sturman, GIA senior manager – Identification at the GIA laboratory in Bangkok, will lead attendees through the order of the alphabet, from “akoya” to “zebra mussel” of pearls. There will be something to interest everybody, whether they are involved in the industry (farmer, wholesale, retail, or gemologist) or a member of the public. A reception follows the presentation. Consult the show schedule for seminar time and location.
You must pre-register to attend the seminar. See the show's seminar webpage to register online. The seminar will be presented in English and interpreted in Japanese.