Gemological Science International (GSI) announced today that the Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIAC) approved GSI’s Dubai laboratory accreditation. The accreditation is valid not only in Dubai where the GSI laboratory is located, but in all seven United Arab Emirates. GSI is the first and the only international gemological laboratory to achieve this accreditation. This accreditation upholds GSI’s commitment to professional integrity, transparency, and forward looking processes and procedures
“This accreditation further proves our leadership as the gemological laboratory for today’s consumer,” said Debbie Azar, Founder and President, Gemological Science International (GSI). “Our state-of-the-art technology and processes enable us to provide dedicated, uncompromising accuracy, reliability, and consistency worldwide.”
As the leading global gemological enterprise committed to advancing industry innovation and quality of service, GSI operates with the highest standards of integrity and this accreditation proved it once again. EIAC recognizes GSI’s unwavering pledge to offer its customers unmatched transparency and accuracy of service.
With 13 offices stretching over North America, Asia, Europe, and Africa – GSI’s state-of-the-art technology in hardware, software, magnification, optics, lighting, and other proprietary technology are made accessible to their global clientele.
About Gemological Science International (GSI)
About GSI: Gemological Science International (GSI) is an independent gemological organization that provides gemstone identification & grading services, gemological research, and a broad range of educational programs to all levels of the diamonds, gemstone, and jewelry trade. A trusted and reliable partner to thousands of clients worldwide, GSI is wholly committed to the highest ethical standards and practices throughout all of its operations. GSI is the only major gemological enterprise established in the 21st century and has grown to become one of the largest in the world. For additional information visit www.gemscience.net.
About Emirates International Accreditation Centre (EIACI)
EIAC is the governmental accreditation body located in Dubai that grants accreditation to Conformity Assessment Bodies worldwide which include Testing, Calibration, Inspection, Certification of Management Systems, Persons, Products whilst adhering to international standards. The Emirates International Accreditation Center (EIAC) was established pursuant to Law No (27) of 2015 issued by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai. The center aims to enhance Dubai’s position as the capital of the Islamic economy by gaining international recognition from leading regional and international recognition organizations, facilitating trade exchanges, and strengthening the UAE’s role in industry and trade. It also seeks to contribute towards environment, health, and public safety protection, support the national economy and help raise the competiveness of local economic organizations to international levels.
Debbie Azar is an experienced executive with extensive knowledge of the jewelry and gem lab industries. Her entrepreneurial skills and clarity of vision have helped GSI achieve rapid and continuous growth worldwide.
She began her industry career by starting her own successful costume jewelry business. She then expanded her knowledge of the industry with sales, marketing and business development roles at several companies. In 2005, she joined Mark Gershburg to establish GSI. Ms. Azar is an active member of myriad industry organizations and charities; she currently serves as a Board Member of Jewelers for Children. She is also a Forbes Business Council member.
Her strengths include working directly with retail chains and stores to help build their business and brands. She is widely known in the industry for her commitment to meeting customer needs.