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Significant People and GroupsDescribe the role that organizations such as the GIA have in the jewellery industry:Due to the complexity of the chemical, crystal and physical structure of precious stones such asDiamonds, an objective scientific evaluation of the stone in question is a supplementary processto eliminate discrepancies in pricing between retail sellers and consumers. As a result,organizations such as theGemological Institute of America (GIA),International GemologicalInstitute (IGI), American Gem Society (AGS), and European Gemological Laboratories (EGL) playan important role in institutionalizing the process of highlighting the key components andstructure of precious stones composed in jewellery items.These organizations hire industry experts and professionally certified gemologists to conductobservations in state of the art laboratory facilities to observe and create reports on the nature

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Term
Winter
Professor
DaveTurner
Tags
Gemology, Gemstone, Jewellery, Gemological Institute of America

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