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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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LAELIM and IGC Disclose a Diamond’s Full Journey with GIA M2M

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Oct. 18, 2018 – GIA announced that Chinese retailer LAELIM Jewelry and Belgian diamond manufacturer IGC Group will pilot GIA’s M2M program.

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GIA Welcomes New Governor to Board

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Oct. 17, 2017 – The Board of Governors of GIA welcomed Samantha F. Ravich, Ph.D., as the newest member of the Institute’s governing body.

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Industry Leaders See Challenges and Opportunities

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Oct. 11, 2018 – The future of the gem and jewelry industry is bright, with new challenges creating great opportunities.

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Composite images of the new mineral crowningshieldite.

New Mineral Named in Honor of Gemology Pioneer

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Oct. 9, 2018 – Researchers at GIA recently discovered crowningshieldite, a new mineral named in honor of G. Robert Crowningshield.

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