Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largest gemological organizations in the world, is pleased to announce that its President and Co-Founder, Debbie Azar, has launched a blog, In Depth with Debbie. An industry expert, Ms. Azar will use the…
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By Anthony Noto – Reporter, New York Business Journal The blockbuster sale of Tiffany & Co. to luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton illustrates how the jewelry industry is doing, according to Debbie Azar, a New York-based gemological scientist. “The $16 billion deal is a…
Gemological Science International announces affinity partnership with Lavalier Personal Jewelry Insurance
May 17, 2017- Gemological Science International (GSI) and Lavalier Personal Jewelry Insurance announced an affinity partnership today. The Lavalier is now offering a 10% premium discount when consumers submit a grading report from GSI for jewelry they ensure at Lavalier.com….
GSI the First Diamond Grading Institute to bring International Standards to India participates in the 2nd edition of DDES
Gemological Science International (GSI) one of the world largest gemological organizations participates in the 2nd edition of DDES (Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium) a two-day event which aims to provide a platform for companies offering machines, expertise& equipment for the…
Medium Green to Dark Green variety of the mineral Beryl is termed as “Emerald”. Light Green Beryl is not emerald; it is classified as Green Beryl. The name emerald comes from the Greek word ‘smaragdos’ as well as the Old French word ‘esmeralde’, which means ‘green gemstone’. The name emerald was first translated from Sanskrit as “marakata” meaning “the green of growing things.”
💎 Where is Gemological Science International (GSI) located?
GSI is headquartered in New York, NY. It has 13 laboratories on four continents and in a number of countries: the United States, India, Dubai, Israel, Belgium, Hong Kong, and Botswana. This makes GSI one of the largest independent gemological organizations in the world.
💎 Is there a difference between grading reports issued by different GSI laboratories?
All GSI laboratories grade using the same methods and adhere to the same standards. Every laboratory is staffed with highly trained professionals who have years of grading experience and an extensive gemological background.
💎 What does it mean when a sales associate tells me my diamond is “GSI Certified” or is accompanied by a “GSI Certificate”?
The phrases “GSI Certificate” and “GSI Certified” are industry shorthand for GSI grading or identification reports. What this means to you is that expert gemologists and trained professionals meticulously evaluated the item. When your diamond, jewelry or gemstone is accompanied by a GSI grading report, you can be completely confident in the accuracy and objectivity of the evaluation.
💎 Where can I find “GSI Certified Diamonds”?
GSI diamond grading and identification reports can be found in jewelry stores worldwide and online. Insist on a GSI grading report when shopping for a diamond, jewelry or gemstone.