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Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:14 am

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Lotus Gemology, the world's only gemological lab specializing in ruby, sapphire & spinel.

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Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:59 pm

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Stone Group Laboratories, LLC, provides non-destructive, advanced gemological testing services to the trade and offers global consulting services as well as custom research projects regarding colored gemstones.

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Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:13 am

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The Swiss Gemmological Institute, SSEF, has made significant discoveries and developments in the world of gemmology since its founding in 1974.

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Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:54 pm

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The World Gem Foundation is a non-profit international organization that is dedicated to the preservation, promotion and study of gemmology through their comprehensive range of theoretical and practical gemmological courses and programs.

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Fri Jun 16, 2017 6:03 pm

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Sun Dec 18, 2016 9:20 pm

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