Tag Archives: Gemological Institute of America

What is a Graduate Gemologist?

The GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is the only recognized institution that offers a graduate gemologist diploma. When I first entered the jewelry industry post college, I knew I needed to go to the GIA in order to feel confident … Continue reading

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Sotheby’s to Auction Rare Blue Diamond

October 7 marks Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale, which will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre as part of their twice-yearly auction series. At the center of the auction, a rare blue diamond … Continue reading

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What is a GIA Graduate Gemologist?

deBebians has a team of GIA graduate gemologists that hand-select every diamond and gemstone used in our jewelry.  Our GIA graduate gemologists assist our customers in finding loose diamonds and also provide complimentary appraisals for jewelry items sold at $1000 … Continue reading

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GIA Opens New Grading Lab in Japan

The Gemological Institute of America or GIA has opened a new grading laboratory in Tokyo, Japan.  This is the ninth global location for the highly esteemed diamond and gemstone grading laboratory. “Bringing GIA’s diamond grading standards and research-backed lab services … Continue reading

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