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GIA Researchers Highlight New Discoveries

100 GIA (Gemological Institute of America) researchers, leading academics, independent industry experts and GIA Governors and executives met in person and virtually at GIA’s global headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif., November 1-3 for the Institute’s 16th annual research meeting. The participants, representing hundreds of years of expertise, reviewed recent findings on a broad range of topics, including geographic origin determination for colored stones and pearls, new methods for identifying laboratory-grown diamonds and treated gems, advancements in automated diamond grading and the development of specialized gemological instrumentation and analysis techniques.
“Extending the world’s knowledge of gemology is at the core of our important consumer protection mission,” said Susan Jacques, GIA President and CEO. “GIA is unique in having a talented team of remarkable scientific experts, world-renowned outside advisors and the advanced technology, scientific instrumentation and other resources to support...
 
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WDC proposal helps break impasse, allowing for successful conclusion to 2022 KP Plenary
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