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VIDEO: Meet the winner of this year’s GIA Excellence in Jewelry Award

The designs of nine finalists from seven GIA campuses were evaluated by peers, faculty and ultimately by a panel of distinguished judges

GIA commits £36k to mercury-free gold mining

Mercury Free Mining and the Alliance for Responsible Mining have been awarded a grant by GIA intended to reduce mercury use in gold mining in Peru

Beyoncé and Lorraine Schwartz to empower black students by awarding new GIA scholarship

The Beyoncé Knowles-Carter x Lorraine Schwartz GIA Scholarship will see two black students awarded full tuition payments plus expenses

GIA now differentiates treated diamonds from non-treated in lab-grown grading reports

Difference indicated by an asterisk next to the colour grade, mirroring the same way the GIA distinguishes between a mined diamond that has been treated to enhance its colour and one that has not

VIDEO: GIA launches full lab-grown diamond grading service

Green Rocks Diamonds has become one of the first companies to send its stones to GIA for grading

Graff presents the largest square emerald cut diamond in the world

The principal diamond revealed from the 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona rough diamond has been named the Graff Lesedi La Rona.

Gemological Institute of America snaps up starring role at Carat+

One of the world’s premier diamond events has enhanced the splendour of its upcoming forum by unveiling an industry figurehead as one of the...

RJC appoints director of business development

The Responsible Jewellery Council has appointed a director of business development to help expand its expertise and drive growth for the organisation. Edward Johnson joins...

GIA finds synthetic diamond inscribed to match natural report

A synthetic round diamond was recently submitted to GIA's gem lab with a fake inscription matching a natural diamond report. According to a GIA Lab...

GIA discovers largest CVD synthetic diamond to date

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has recently tested a CVD-grown synthetic diamond that weighed over 5 carats. The GIA reports that this marks a...