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GIA Laboratory Prevents Attempted Fraud

CARLSBAD, Calif. – May 17, 2021 – GIA is seeing an increase in the number of laboratory-grown diamonds submitted for update or verification services with counterfeit inscriptions referencing GIA natural diamond reports.

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Winners Announced for The Beyoncé Knowles-Carter x Lorraine Schwartz GIA Scholarship

CARLSBAD, Calif. – April 20, 2021 – Three recipients announced for the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter x Lorraine Schwartz GIA Scholarship for full tuition to earn GIA’s Graduate Gemologist diploma through distance education.

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GIA Wins Trademark Infringement Suit

CARLSBAD, Calif. – April 14, 2021 – a Belgian court unequivocally ordered AIG Belgium, to immediately cease using ‘AIG’ alone or in conjunction with other marks, or face significant penalty payments.

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Study of Rare Diamonds Unlocks More of Earth's Secrets

CARLSBAD, Calif. – April 1, 2021 – Scientists at GIA continue to delve deep into earth's geologic history, using diamonds' distinctive characteristics to go – virtually – where no scientist has ever gone.

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Beyoncé and Jewelry Designer Lorraine Schwartz Create GIA Scholarship Opportunities for Black Professionals in Jewelry

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Friday, Feb. 26 2021 –Beyoncé is teaming up with longtime friend and world-renowned jewelry designer Lorraine Schwartz to award two members of the Black community a scholarship to GIA.

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