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Tahitian cultured pearl mounted in ring
“Electronic Device” in an Atypical Bead Cultured Pearl

GIA’s Hong Kong laboratory looks at a new radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology for tracking cultured pearls.

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Recent Graduates Offer Success Tips to GIA Students

GIA graduates share their career paths and offer tips and advice to students.

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A row of various shaped cut and polished pink diamonds.
Why are Pink Diamonds Pink?
GIA Researchers Dive Deep into their Crystal Structure

GIA researchers analyzed 90,000 natural pink diamonds to find out how they formed and got their color.

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A diamond necklace that features a 100.02 Fancy Intense yellow diamond. The pendant is done in the shape of a musical instrument.
Bullish Predictions for 2019 Holiday Sales Despite Concerns, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Auction Sales

U.S. holiday sales predictions look good. Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction features GIA alumna pieces.

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Kathryn Kimmel

GIA’s longtime head of marketing and public relations, and the first female member of its executive team, dramatically raised the Institute’s profile across the industry and public.

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A truck travel the circular roadways of the large mine.
US Consumer Confidence Remains Strong; Alluvial Diamond Tracking and Illegal Gold

U.S. consumer confidence has kept the economy from sliding into a possible recession.

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