Trade Show

30th International Jewellery Tokyo

Visit GIA at International Jewellery Tokyo (IJT) and you will:
  • Learn more about GIA laboratory services such as the Melee Analysis Service and Colored Stone Lab Services. 
  • Find out about 2019 Education courses and classes in Japan.
  • Learn about the GIA Retailer Support Program and its many free point-of-sale and online tools and apps that retailers can use to educate customers and encourage sales.
  • Take advantage of the convenience of submitting diamonds and colored stones at the booth with pick-up at the GIA laboratory.
  • Attend a seminar about colored stones sponsored by IJT and presented by GIA Gemologist Dr. Taku Okada.

Laboratory Take-In Services at IJT

GIA will offer convenient access to diamond grading and gem identification and country-of-origin report services during IJT.

Submit diamonds and colored stones at the GIA booth and pick up your stones and reports at the GIA laboratory in Tokyo: No expedited services will be available for stones submitted at the show. Pearls will not be accepted at the show. For more information, please contact the GIA lab in Tokyo: +81 3 5812 3215 (ext 2212 or 2219).

Colored Stones Seminar

Learn more about colored stones at a free seminar offered Friday, January 25 at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at IJT. This presentation by Dr. Taku Okada will offer the latest information on colored stones and various treatments currently found in the gem and jewelry trade and the scientific detection at the GIA laboratory. You’ll find out about treatments used such as heat treatments of ruby and sapphire, clarity enhancements of emerald, bleaching and dyeing of jade as well as how GIA detects these treatments and details this information for you in the GIA Colored Stone Report. Go online to IJT 2019’s website to register for the seminar.