Swarovski has announced the global expansion of its fine jewelry category to all flagship stores around the world, in partnership with IGI, which will certify all lab grown diamonds in…
IGI has resumed classes in Istanbul, again providing Middle East residents with training and paths to careers in the diamond, gem, and jewelry industry. Students from Turkey, Syria, and Iran attended the first classes to recommence last month.
Some of IGI's newest graduates were honored with a diploma ceremony in the evocative, historically significant lecture hall of Sapienza University in Rome. Timed to follow a major international gemological conference at the same site, the ceremony united over 30 IGI students and instructors from various parts of Italy.
IGI has joined the Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030 (WJI 2030) as a partner member. Founded in 2021 by Kering and Cartier WJI 2030 is guided by the Ten Principals of the United Nations Global Compact and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
IGI China returned to the stage at Jewelry Shanghai 2023 after a three-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic. The institute showcased the latest developments in the lab-grown diamond sector, all categories of IGI reports, and hosted a thought-leadership seminar.
Take note of IGI's daily schedule for the upcoming JCK show, where we will offer onsite diamond screening and grading, provide education at two "JCK Talks" sessions, conduct demos and host happy hours daily, and provide information to attendees at two separate booth locations.
The IGI GemBlog has improved its position among thousands of blogs and websites, ranked by traffic, social media followers, domain authority & freshness according to Feedspot, the internet's largest human-curated database of bloggers.
IGI's grading laboratory and school of gemology in Antwerp, where the institute was first established in 1975, have been declared carbon neutral according to PAS 2060 standards by SCS Global Services (SCS), a world leader in third-party sustainability certification.
The Year of the Rabbit officially begins January 22, marking the start of holiday festivities celebrated by nearly two billion people around the world. To everyone who is celebrating Lunar New Year, Chinese New Year and Spring Festival this week, IGI wishes you health, prosperity and a joyful year ahead.
Around the world, IGI welcomes the arrival of New Year's Day over a period of 16 hours. As we celebrate from one location to the next and the next - stepping into the new year with anticipation, excitement and hope - we share this collection of positive expressions and sentiments.