Museum

The GIA Museum introduces visitors to the vast and vibrant world of gems and jewelry. Our exhibits – placed strategically throughout the Carlsbad campus – display the science and beauty of gems and are meant to educate, delight and astonish. They feature rotating items from the GIA collection and extraordinary, unique pieces on loan from our friends in the industry and private collectors.

Explore current and past exhibits and enjoy a virtual peek of what our museum has to offer. Welcome to our world.

CURRENTLY ON EXHIBIT

Past Exhibits

The Jewelry of Tony Duquette
Past Exhibit

More is More: Tony Duquette Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry

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This gold pendant features a 125 carat Colombian emerald engraved in Arabic with  salutations of peace. Set with diamonds, Burmese rubies, emerald beads and dangling pearls, it was made for a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore. Mughal Era • Mysore • 18th century • emerald, ruby, diamond and pearl in 22K gold • 6 x 8.5 x 2 cm
Past Exhibit

Centuries of Opulence: Jewels of India

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The 50.05-carat, D-color, Flawless briolette-cut diamond is from Diacore. Courtesy of Diacore. Photo by Robert Weldon/GIA
Past Exhibit

Dreams of Diamonds

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Wallace Chan
Past Exhibit

Wallace Chan

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Past Exhibit

Jewels of Hollywood

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GandG 80 Anniversary
Past Exhibit

G&G Celebrates 80 Years

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Dreher chameleon
Past Exhibit

Generations of Mastery

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Tablet to Tablet
Past Exhibit

Tablet to Tablet

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AJDC exhibit hero Raible
Past Exhibit

25 Years of Design from the AJDC

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Trilliant Gems
Past Exhibit

Trilliant Gems

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From the Vault

Gems and jewelry from a Birthstones exhibit
From the Vault

GIA Celebrates Birthstones

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Flagship I brooch
From the Vault

AJDC Jewelry Collection

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