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IGI is pleased to debut a brand new interactive online educational series “IGI eLearning Courses” featuring lessons designed to educate people selling jewelry and those that want to learn more about diamonds, gems, and jewelry.
IGI has analyzed and graded a 30.18 carat emerald cut laboratory grown diamond, the world’s largest to date. Produced by Ethereal Green Diamond, the “Pride of India” is the first polished lab grown diamond to exceed 30 cts.
IGI will take part in two panel discussions at next week’s JCK Las Vegas show, the first addressing the State of the Lab Grown Diamond Industry, the second on Responsibility and Sourcing.
IGI has analyzed and graded 27.27 carat, 20.24 carat and 15.16 carat lab grown diamonds produced by Greenlab Diamonds LLP.
IGI will offer complimentary consultation services to attendees of this week’s Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show at Expo Centre Sharjah, UAE, expected to attract more than 60,000 visitors and 500 industry brands.
IGI recently analyzed the heaviest known rough diamond crystal ever to be grown in a laboratory.
IGI has named John Pollard Senior Director of Education. In this newly created role he will oversee and expand the institute’s educational offerings, currently taught at 14 schools of gemology around the world.
Today a Winners’ Showcase was published, featuring all design concepts, short videos and brief biographies of the seven 2021 IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Design Competition winners.
IGI has announced Yates & Co Jewelers of Modesto California as their Jewelers On A Mission campaign awardee.
IGI, the world’s largest independent gemological laboratory, has joined the Retail Jewelers Organization (RJO), an exclusive network of retail and vendor members.
IGI is seeking talented designers to challenge their work and creativity via its annual IGI Expressions™ Awards.
IGI, working in tandem with Lindsey Scoggins Studio, now offers a Designer Jewelry Appraisal Report, which provides clientele assurance of the value of their fine jewelry.
IGI is uniting the industry with a new campaign focused on carbon neutrality. Applicants can enter to win up to $5,000 toward achieving carbon neutrality.
IGI is advancing its sustainability efforts through IGI President of North America Avi Levy’s appointment to the Mercury Free Mining (MFM) board of directors.
IGI and Virtual Diamond Boutique have partnered with Jewelers for Children to host the first-ever international lab-grown diamond charity auction.
IGI has been designated as the knowledge partner for Dubai Gold and Jewelry Group’s “City of Gold” initiative starting immediately.
eLearning with IGI is offered on a variety of topics, from introductory 4Cs gemological training, to comprehensive education covering natural and lab grown diamonds.
IGI Mumbai has certified a large D color, VS2 clarity heart-shaped diamond. The weight, choice of shape, top color grade and exceptional craftsmanship combine to make this specimen unique.
IGI recently analyzed and graded a 6.18 carat round brilliant-cut, loose stone and established it was a lab-grown diamond. The stone was submitted for verification purposes, and came with a certificate that stated it was a natural diamond.
For over 45 years IGI has been a global jewelry certification and grading authority. IGI New York has extended that leadership by becoming the first gemological laboratory to commit to carbon neutral certification.