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Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:13 pm

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AGL is an independent, cutting edge lab providing identification reports, detailed enhancement reports, country-of-origin or provenance reports, as well as complete colored stone analysis documents tailored to gems of unique importance.

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In my opinion, this school is the greatest value on the planet for pursuing a rounded gemological education!

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

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Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:24 am

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GIA is providing cutting edge research articles on many current gemological topics.

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Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:30 pm

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

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Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:23 am

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Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:20 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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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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Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:31 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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Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:17 am

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Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:27 pm

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Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:57 pm

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Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:26 pm

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Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:01 pm

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Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:52 pm

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Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:59 am

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Miscellaneous

 
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Buy and Sell Gems here, both rough and cut

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Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:23 pm

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Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:00 pm

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Details and descriptions of gem and jewelry related scams. BEWARE!

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