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GIA at AGTA GemFair Tucson 2022

Visit GIA’s booth on the Galleria Level to see what’s new in 2022 for Education, Alumni, Laboratory Services, Instruments and the Retailer Support Program. Check out the latest issue of Gems & Gemology, or see the iD-100 instrument demo. In addition to visiting our booth, attend our seminars and free Research presentations to advance your gemological knowledge, and catch up with peers at “Night at the Museum,” a party hosted by the GIA Alumni Association at the new Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum.

GIA Show Service Laboratory

GIA Show Services

GIA will offer convenient access for colored stone identification and origin lab services at the show. Drop off your stones for expert analysis and report services in the Onyx Suite with GIA’s on-site team of gemologists.

The GIA Show Service Laboratory will be available:
Jan. 31 – Feb. 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (opens one day before AGTA GemFair begins)
Feb. 6, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (pick up only)

Come prepared and save time by creating your GIA laboratory account ahead of time here. If you already have a GIA laboratory account, please log in before the show to ensure that all information is accurate and up to date, especially your contacts and their roles. Only authorized staff listed on your account will be able to submit and pick up stones from our Show Service Laboratory.

If you are new to this service, Click here to learn more about submitting stones to the GIA Show Service Laboratory.

Note: Services will be available one day before the AGTA GemFair opens. Hours of operation differ from show hours. Temporary reports will be printed on site; permanent reports will be sent after the show. Submit your stones early for these popular services. Diamond and pearl report services will not be available.

For more information, call +1 800 421 7250 ext 4517 or +1 760 603 4517.

Country of Origin Seminars

Advanced Colored Stones Country of Origin

The GIA Alumni Association will offer four seminars focused on colored stone country of origin determination. You can choose one of our 2-hour gem-specific seminars, or the 2-day advanced seminar which will cover emerald, ruby and sapphire, as well as many other commercially popular gems. Each seminar is presented by an experienced GIA instructor or researcher, and participants will receive helpful reference materials.

All seminars will be held at the Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum

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2-Hour Seminars

2-Day Seminar

GIA Alumni receive a 10% discount on individual seminars. Participants who register for the Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald 2-hour seminars together will receive a 20% discount. These offers cannot be combined. Registrants are not required to be GIA Alumni.


GIA Night at the Museum

Join us for a “Night at the Museum,” sponsored by the GIA Alumni Association. Connect with friends old and new, industry leaders and colleagues. Enjoy self-guided museum tours, live music, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails as you view the wonders of the new University of AZ Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum. We will also announce the finalists and recipient of the Gianmaria Buccellati Foundation Award for Excellence in Jewelry Design.

Friday, Feb. 4, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum
115 N Church Ave
Tucson, AZ

Tickets are $55 for general admission.
Register online.


GIA iD100

See the GIA iD100's diamond detection capabilities live at the booth. Available for purchase with at-show delivery.


Gems & Gemology

Show Specials Available

Save on GIA's peer-reviewed journal, Gems & Gemology, with special pricing on back issues and charts.

For More Information

Go to AGTA online for registration and show schedule and information.