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GIA Rolls Out Synthetic Melee Testing Service
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has startedaccepting stones for its automated melee testing service, which identifiespotential synthetics in batches of small diamonds.Following a five-monthpilot, the GIA Melee Analysis Service is now open at most GIA...
Polished Markets Dec 06, 2016 Rapaport News
De Beers Launches Melee Testing Service in India and Belgium
De Beers will offer its melee testing service in Surat, India and Antwerp, Belgium, in the coming weeks, the company announced.Through its International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR) unit, De Beers will provide...
Polished Markets Oct 21, 2015 Rapaport News
De Beers' IIDGR to Offer Synthetic Melee Testing in India
De Beers' International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR) plans to introduce a low-cost, high-volume synthetic melee screening and referrals testing service in India next month, the company announced Monday.The new service will use...
Manufacturing Sep 15, 2015 Rapaport News
HRD to Intro Melee Screening Unit at Hong Kong Show
HRD Antwerp will introduce an automated melee screening device, known as M-Screen, on September 17 at the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, according to an announcement by the diamond certification lab.The machine was developed in a venture with Belgium’s...
Technology Sep 02, 2015 Rapaport News
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Birmingham Assay and London Diamond Bourse Pair on Testing Venture
AnchorCert Gem Lab, part of Assay Office Birmingham (AOB), and the London Diamond Bourse (LDB) are partnering to provide bourse members with diamond and gemstone testing and reports, AOB announced today by email.The...
Gemstones Aug 24, 2015 Rapaport News
GSI Surat Breaks New Ground in Bulk Star and Melee Testing
Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the world’s leading gemological labs, announced it has become the first and the only laboratory in India to begin batch-testing for star and melee-sized diamonds using state-of-the-art technology.In...
Polished Markets Aug 19, 2015 Rapaport News
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Gubelin Adds New Disclosure Option for Gemstone Reports
The Gubelin Gem Lab is launching a new option that it calls the ''next generation" of disclosure for laboratory-issued gemstone grading certificates. Traditionally, gemstone certificates have been issued without disclosing the identity of the party...
Gemstones Jul 23, 2014 Jeff Miller
Hong Kong March Show
Diamond Services Introduces Synthetic Screening Technology
Press Release: Diamond Services Ltd., the Hong Kong-based firm that markets cutting-edge technological solutions to the diamond, gem and jewelry industry, is launching a new, accessible and affordable technology that will significantly lower...
Technology Jan 08, 2014 Diamond Services
New Generation of Synthetic Blue Diamonds Reach the Market
Press Release: A distinctly new type of synthetic blue diamond from 0.25-carat to over 1.25 carats turned up in both the Bangkok and Hong Kong jewelry fairs in September 2013 along with pink, yellow and colorless...
Gemstones Nov 14, 2013 CGL - GRS Gemlabs
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Gubelin Gem Lab Schedules Off-Premise Testing in New York
The Gubelin Gem Lab scheduled its off-premise gem testing services in New York during business hours from July 15 to 24, 2013. Gubelin Gem will service client needs at 589 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1205...
Gemstones Jun 28, 2013 Jeff Miller
Gemologists Form the Intl. Consortium of Gem Testing Laboratories
Press Release: In the month of December 2012, seven gemologists from different corners of the world -- Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Singapore and Thailand -- convened to form the International Consortium of Gem Testing Laboratories (ICGT). This international consortium, initiated by Dr. Jayshree Panjikar and Henry...
Polished Markets Mar 29, 2013 ICGL
Gubelin Gem Lab Schedules Off-Premise Testing in New York
The Gübelin Gem Lab has scheduled an off-premise testing service for New York in the second half of July. Gem testing services will be available at 589 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1205 in Manhattan from July 16 to 26 during the hours of 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The lab requests advance notice...
Polished Markets Jul 06, 2012 Jeff Miller
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