GIA (Gemological Institute of America) - The worlds
foremost authority on gemology. Nonprofit Education, Research, and
Gemological Laboratory Services. There is more to GIA
than its 70 years of groundbreaking gemological research and education.
More than the Gemological Institute of America's dedicated team of
over 700 professionals. More than the GIA's nonprofit status and unbiased
diamond certificates. When purchasing a diamond select a diamonds
broker which carries GIA certified diamonds.
GIA's Active Ingredients
Look beyond the world renowned reputation of GIA's Diamond Grading
...beyond the credibility and prestige imparted by its diploma programs...
...beyond the countless discoveries of the gemological institute
of america's distinguished scientists and researchers...
...and what you're left with are the active ingredients in each
of GIA's products and services: knowledge and integrity.
Values that have distinguished GIA as an impartial and trusted friend
to both consumers and jewelry professionals for well over half a
GIA - Gemological
Institute of America - Dedicated to Serving Industry Professionals
Since 1931, when Robert M. Shipley founded the Gemological Institute
of America in Los Angeles, GIA has translated its expert knowledge
of diamonds and gemstones into the most respected education available
in the gem and jewelry industry. The GIA is world renowned for its
curricula of courses, classes, diamond certificates and seminars are
developed to help jewelers and their customers deal in a mutually
assured spirit of professionalism and trust.
The Gemological Institute of America is an independent
nonprofit organization. GIA is renowned for its impartial service
as the world's foremost authority in gemology. The GIA's history of
ground-breaking scientific research, education, and gemological laboratory
services reads as a virtual chronicle of the industry's own growth
GIA – Creators of the International Diamond Grading
System. From 1953, when Richard T. Liddicoat created and introduced
the International Diamond Grading System – to the position the GIA
holds today as the most respected grading and identification authority
in the world – GIA has combined the principles of research, education,
and service to help gem and jewelry professionals around the globe
use science and product knowledge to sustain the public's trust.
Diamond brokers provide direct access to thousand
of GIA certified
diamonds at wholesale prices. Insist that your diamond dealer
sells GIA certified diamonds. Choosing a diamond certified by the
Gemological Institute of America provides the consumer accurate, honest
and independant information of the diamond's grade and ultimately