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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.
The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world’s largest independent gemological laboratory, has begun providing its education services in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Photo credit: ISO
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) announced it has become the first laboratory in the world to receive the ISO 17025 accreditation for lab-grown diamonds.
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) – the world’s largest independent gemological laboratory – is offering online seminars for jewelry professionals on a variety of topics.
Photo credit: Diamond Standard
The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world’s largest independent gemological laboratory, has made history through an unprecedented partnership with Diamond Standard.
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) will certify a second curated collection of pink diamonds unearthed at Australia’s Argyle Mine prior to its closure last year.
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) and the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) have designed exclusive courses in gemstone grading and jewelry design for bourse members.