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MARCH

20

2017

International Gemological Institute Certification Ensures Authenticity & Adds Rock-Solid Confidence to Jewelry Purchases

Buying a diamond engagement ring is one of the most important purchases in someone’s lifetime. It’s a choice everybody wants to get right the first time, especially because it’s not cheap. The average price of engagement rings hovers around $4,000-$8,000, which is more than mere pocket change to everyday Americans. Before doling out a monthly paycheck, it’s crucial and federally mandated that consumers know what they’re buying.

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MAY

26

2016

IGI Hong Kong Certifies Four Record Breaking Lab-Grown Stones

Marc Brauner, co-CEO IGI Worldwide, confirmed that the rapid technological advances being realized by New Diamond Technology (NDT) in the realm of growing diamond in a laboratory are phenomenal in all respects: size, clarity and color. These four stones are cases in point, as for the most part, they break boundaries of any stones submitted to IGI by NDT in the past.

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Sep

2

2014

IGI's D-Show Opens in Bangalore

The International Gemological Institute announced today its fourth IGI D-Show, held in Bengaluru’s Taj Westend, September 1 to 3. A unique buyer-seller knowledge event, the workshop is designed to facilitate better relations between retailers and diamond jewelry manufacturers.

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May

22

2014

IGI Certifies Magnum® Ice Cream Pendant

In conjunction with the grand opening of the Magnum Pleasure Store in Antwerp’s World Diamond Center, the International Gemological Institute (IGI) certified and laser-inscribed a noteworthy jewel for the occasion – one highlighted within a gold pendant designed to emulate a Magnum ice cream bar.

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Oct

30

2013

IGI Seminar Examines Industry Challenges at the China Int'l Jewelry Fair

"These are challenging times for the jewellery retail sector," says IGI Hong Kong based CEO Marc Brauner. "Many factors come into play, current economics, increasing number of retail outlets in China, improving knowledge of consumers, the advent of synthetic gems just to name a few, require refined thinking and planning at retail management levels".

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Oct

7

2013

Marc Brauner Addresses Issues With the Synthetic Diamond Market

In his second consecutive year speaking at the Rapaport International Diamond Conference, Marc Brauner, the co-CEO of the International Gemological Institute (IGI) Worldwide addressed the most pressing issue: synthetic diamonds and their diffusion into the market. Brauner provided an overview of how man-made diamonds have evolved as well as the types of synthetic diamonds his laboratory has seen over the past year. He also provided some tips on how to identify man-made stones.

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May

15

2013

Marc Brauner Speaks On Jewelry Certification and Imaging

Marc Brauner, Co-CEO of IGI Worldwide gave a presentation at the International Colored Gem Association (ICA) Conference 2013, speaking on the topics of jewelry certification and imaging. Brauner covered two different areas: the difficulty of certifying mounted stones and the challenges this gives. He also explained the importance of high quality gemstone images in advertising, giving many examples of mainstream gem advertising where the actual gemstone is very poorly represented.

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Oct

16

2012

IGI Presents Synthetic Diamonds Seminar in Dubai

Conducted by Marc Brauner, Co-CEO of IGI Worldwide, the session focussed on colourless and near colourless CVD stones, and the measures that industry members should take to intercept undisclosed synthetic diamonds.

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Oct

24

2011

IGI’s Guadalajara Polished Diamond Course Hits Maximum Enrollment

“We are excited to have had such success as a result of our continued focus in South America,” said IGI President and CEO Jerry Ehrenwald, G.G., A.S.A. “We look forward to furthering our commitment here and hosting this course for future students who are eager to learn more about gemology and become integrated into the industry.”

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Sep

28

2011

IGI Dubai conducts Gemology workshop for Afghan Jewelers

IGI recently conducted a practical course for DAI / ASMED, a USAID project aimed at the future development of the Gemstone Industry in Afghanistan, at the IGI School of Gemology in Dubai. For the first time ever, Afghan students travelled abroad in order to acquire improved gemological knowledge about colored stones.

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Aug

24

2011

Buy $1M engagement ring from Costco?

Costco is selling the 6.2-carat one-of-a-kind solitaire diamond ring, valued at $1,496,255 by the International Gemological Institute, only to members online for $1 million.

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Aug

1

2011

IGI students shine at IIJW 2011

International Gemological Institute is pleased to offer its students an industry-led platform to showcase their jewellery designs at the India International Jewellery Week 2011 (IIJW). The IIJW is an initiative to showcase India's finest jewellery designs, innovation, craftsmanship, technology and quality to customers around the globe.

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Feb

9

2011

宝石实验室让迪拜珠宝业重焕光彩

"全球最大的钻石和宝石鉴定实验室,国际宝石学院(IGI)首席 CEO, Roland lorie 说,“这是非常重要的一件事, 迪拜在珠宝销售的道路上将更进一步。集市区、 黄金岛、以及所有的商店,都会变成中东地区的贸易中心。”这是他在占地465 平方米,花费300万美元(即1100万迪拉姆)的 DMCC实验室建成时的发言。

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Feb

8

2011

国际宝石学院在 Almas 大厦开设珠宝认证实验室和培训机构

这5000平方英尺区域将建造成一个钻石实验室,并采用最先进的钻石鉴定技术; 能够对裸钻、钻石首饰和有色宝石进行鉴定。这也将是 IGI 的宝石学院的总部, 这里将提供无与伦比的教育课程,包括钻石原石鉴定;精钻鉴定;有色宝石鉴定; 专业珠宝设计;珍珠鉴定;镶嵌珠宝鉴定;钻石和有色宝石销售的研讨会。

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Dec

14

2010

IGI 的精钻鉴定师课程在希腊开课

6天的 IGI 精钻鉴定分级班课程,11月14日—19日在云集各地珠宝和钻石经销 商的雅典中心 Electra Palace 酒店举行。课程由 IGI 教育部经理 Jean-Mathieu Mangnay 主讲,该课程能够提供给雅典行业专业人员先进的国际分级标准体系。

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Nov

30

2010

IGI 鉴定镶钻钢笔

—IGI 近日鉴定了一支镶满数千颗钻石的钢笔。该笔最终定价为230万卢比,约等和于50万美元。钻石笔由白金以及约 2,500 颗天然的无色钻石和黄色彩钻共同制作而成,IGI 对其上所有的钻石进行了分级和认证。

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Jul

17

2010

黎巴嫩开设首届精钻分级课程

IGI 钻石课程在位于贝鲁特市中心的国际会展中心举行。课程为期六天,由 IGI 高级讲师让-马修·芒格内主讲,参加课程的学员由来自黎巴嫩以及其他国家的业内人士以及钻石和珠宝爱好者组成。

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Jul

13

2010

IGI 宣布启航“销售发展计划”

课程着重于提供 专业产品知识,主题涉及钻石的形成、鉴别和仿制品,宝石和珍珠,工艺饰品类, 品牌价值和市场趋势以及最重要的阅读和理解鉴定证书。课程同时可以使大家了解销售的技巧,管理方向,如何更好的了解客户的需要,影响橱窗展示的因素,沟通技巧以及珠宝养护的重要作用等等。

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Apr

7

2010

IGI Series Stresses Growth at Jewelry Shanghai 2010

Speaking on the event, Marc Brauner, IGI's Hong Kong-based CEO, said growth will remain the overarching theme of China's jewelry consumer market for years to come. "I am sure many Chinese jewelers share our view on the benefits of investing in customer trust to win the lion's share of that growth," he said. "Only China is growing on this massive scale..."

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Apr

7

2010

IGI 鉴定世界上最小钻石

Bhavani 宝石公司创造了已核实的世界上最小的切割纪录,这颗精钻拥有57个刻 面重量仅0.0003克拉或0.00006克(3,333.33颗每克拉)。值此,IGI 印度分部总理事 Tehmasp Printer 先生说:“Surat 在小型宝石的切割和 打磨方面是非常出名的。切割和打磨0.002克拉既每克拉有500颗钻石在 Surat 是 非常平常的一件事,但对这种尺寸的钻石切割其实也是一门艺术。这些钻石用肉 眼看起来就像一粒沙子。这个地区的技术优势即是惊人的数量。它使你感觉这颗 钻石就像在手中的一粒沙。”

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Nov

6

2009

IGI Brings Cutting-Edge Know-How to China's Jewellery Sector

International Gemological Institute (IGI) today held a seminar called "Your Clients of the Future and the Internet...Are You Ready?" at the annual China International Jewellery Fair 2009. Said IGI chief executive Marc Brauner, "The way consumers are shopping is changing. Young people use the internet for every aspect of their lives, and these are your future clients." Mr Brauner said traditional stores must now devise online strategies to match and surpass those deployed by web-based retail rivals.

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