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Pink Diamonds Dazzle in Winter 2018 Gems & Gemology

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Feb. 5, 2019 – The Winter 2018 edition of Gems & Gemology (G&G), GIA’s quarterly professional journal, brings together the beauty and science of gemstones to unveil new discoveries.

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GIA Adds Alexandrite to Colored Stone Identification & Origin Reports

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Jan. 31, 2019 – GIA now offers origin reporting for alexandrite, adding it to Colored Stone Identification & Origin Report services for ruby, sapphire, emerald, Paraíba tourmaline and red spinel.

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2019 GIA Scholarship Applications Accepted Until March

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Jan. 30, 2019 – Aspiring gem and jewelry professionals interested in GIA gemology and jewelry manufacturing arts programs, distance education courses and lab classes can apply for scholarships beginning Feb. 1.

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Matthew Tratner Joins GIA’s Global Business Development Team

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Jan. 28, 2019 – GIA announced today the appointment of Matthew Tratner as global director of business development.

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GIA Brings Services and Remarkable Exhibits to the 2019 Tucson Gem Shows

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Jan. 10, 2019 – GIA will enrich the visitor experience at the 2019 Tucson Shows.

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Dr. James Shigley Recognized with GIA’s Highest Honor

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Jan. 8, 2019 – GIA bestowed its highest honor, the Richard T. Liddicoat Award for Distinguished Achievement, on Dr. James E. Shigley.

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GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair Moves to March

New York, NY – Dec. 6, 2018 – Mark your calendars for GIA’s annual New York Jewelry Career Fair on March 8, 2019 at the Javits Center from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Insights from the 2018 GIA International Gemological Symposium

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Dec. 5, 2018 – The excitement and discoveries from GIA’s sixth International Gemological Symposium can be experienced in the Fall issue of Gems & Gemology (G&G), GIA’s quarterly professional journal.

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GIA Offers Express Diamond Grading Services This Holiday Season

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Dec. 3, 2018 – To meet retailer needs, GIA is offering Diamond Grading services in under 24 hours at no additional charge from Dec. 3, 2018 to Jan. 4, 2019.

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Alrosa Pilots GIA’s M2M Program

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Oct. 25, 2018 – GIA announced today that Alrosa, the world’s largest producer of rough diamonds, is piloting the Institute’s M2M program.

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