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Thomas Hainschwang's & Frank Notari's GGTL is on the cutting edge of international gemological research.

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

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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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