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The Color of Responsibility: Ethical Issues and Solutions in Colored Gemstones

Examines the challenges of ethical sourcing and production of colored stones, and what some industry leaders are doing to address the situation.

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General Gemology and Jewelry

Abstracts of speaker presentations from the “General Gemology and Jewelry” session of GIA’s 2018 International Gemological Symposium.

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Miners, working in a row along a body of water, use hand sieves to sift gravel.
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International Group Sets Sights on Sustainable Gemstone Mining

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reviews issues on sustainable mining practices and increasing returns for artisanal miners.

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Do Well By Doing Good: Best Business Practices As a Profit Motive

Andy Bone, director of the Responsible Jewellery Council, describes three bottom-line issues for the gem and jewelry industry.

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Jewelry Industry Experts Inspire Job Seekers

Panelists from GIA's 2013 Jewelry Career Fair share their best advice for success in the gem and jewelry industry.

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Adapting to Changing Workplaces

GIA Career Service advisors offer tips on how to navigate the changing workforce and consumer attitudes for success in the gem and jewelry industry.

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RJC Panel Explores Colored Gemstone Issues at Baselworld 2017

The Responsible Jewellery Council holds a discussion on the challenges, issues of certifying colored gem firms at the 2017 Baselworld fair.

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10 Tips for Buying a Diamond Online

Looking to buy a diamond online? We have 10 tips to help you click the “Buy Now” button with confidence.

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A ‘Game-Changing’ Quality Assurance System for Jewelry Workmanship

Education teams create a step-by-step system and terms to evaluate jewelry workmanship – in the classroom and the trade.

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Mining Diamonds in the Canadian Arctic: The Diavik Mine

Located near the Arctic Circle, Diavik is one of the world’s richest diamond deposits and a leader in sustainable mining.

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