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GIA will Expand its European Trade Show Presence

CARLSBAD, Calif. – March 29, 2018 – GIA will participate in CARAT+ diamond show from May 6 to 8 at the Antwerp Expo in Belgium and at the Geneva International Gem & Jewellery Show from May 10 to 13 at the Palexpo in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Maestro Roger standing on a stage with a crowd of engaging participants listening.

Innovative Musical Leadership Program to Open GIA Symposium

CARLSBAD, Calif. – March 21, 2018 – The GIA International Gemological Symposium, Oct. 7-9 in Carlsbad, CA, will include the debut – for the gem and jewelry industry – of The Music Paradigm, an engaging and unforgettable learning experience.

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Three different portraits of the opening panel speakers

GIA’s Renowned Jewellery Career Fair Comes to London

LONDON – March 19, 2018 – GIA brings the gem and jewellery industry’s premier career event, the GIA Jewellery Career Fair, to the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London on April 23, 2018 for the first time in Europe.

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Live Demonstrations of GIA iD100TM at Baselworld

BASEL, Switzerland – March 13, 2018 – As synthetic diamonds grow in the global gem and jewelry market, GIA provides the research, education, laboratory services and instrumentation to support confidence in the industry.

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Richard T. Liddicoat, the man who changed the gem and jewelry industry forever, is pictured to the left sitting with a DiamondScope and to the right with liddicoatite - a species of tourmaline named after him in 1977.

‘Father of Modern Gemology’ Honored on Centennial

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Feb. 27, 2018 – Anyone who loves gemology recognizes the importance of the life and legacy of Richard T. Liddicoat, the man who changed forever how gems are evaluated, studied and appreciated.

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