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Apr 08, 2015, 13:16 ET

GIA Debuts Website in Simplified Chinese

GIA's website at is now available in Simplified Chinese, giving 650 million internet users who use Chinese as their principal language...

Oct 07, 2013, 18:15 ET
Susan Jacques, GIA's new president and CEO.  (PRNewsFoto/Gemological Institute of America)

Susan Jacques Named GIA President and CEO

The Board of Governors of GIA (Gemological Institute of America) today announced the appointment of Susan M. Jacques as president and CEO....

Mar 06, 2013, 15:38 ET

GIA Recognized as One of the World's Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere Institute announces honorees for 2013 The Ethisphere Institute has named GIA (Gemological Institute of America) as one of the...

Feb 27, 2013, 19:00 ET
GIA announces 4Cs app for Android in English and Simplified Chinese.  (PRNewsFoto/Gemological Institute of America)

Interactive Diamond Tool Now Available for Android

GIA announces 4Cs app for Android in English and Simplified Chinese Owners of Android phones and tablets like the Kindle Fire and Samsung...

Dec 03, 2012, 06:00 ET

GIA Opens Gem Laboratory in Japan

GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is now offering diamond grading services in Tokyo.  The Institute's ninth global laboratory brings...

Oct 05, 2012, 15:01 ET
Job seeker meets with one of 27 recruiters at GIA's Jewelry Career Fair in Carlsbad, CA.  GIA's Jewelry Career Fair is the industry's preeminent recruiting experience and has taken place in cities across the globe including New York, L.A., Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and London.  This year's event at the GIA world headquarters in Carlsbad drew more than 250 job seekers.  (PRNewsFoto/Gemological Institute of America)

The Business of Bling Draws Hundreds of Job Seekers to Carlsbad, CA

GIA's Jewelry Career Fair & Open House Connects Talent with Opportunity  The seaside city of Carlsbad hosted more than 250 job...

Jul 24, 2007, 01:00 ET

Don't Forget - GIA Career Fair NYC Is This Week

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2007 GIA Career Fair will take place in just seven days -- Friday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Oct 17, 2006, 01:00 ET

Jump on Jewelry Job Options, Oct. 27th at GIA's West Coast Career Fair and Open House

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Picture it: The jewelry trade's most prominent employers meeting with qualified job applicants. Dozens...

Sep 25, 2006, 01:00 ET

Pearls and Paychecks, Opals and Opportunities

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Oct. 27, 2006, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host its West Coast Jewelry Career...

Jul 18, 2006, 01:00 ET

'Employment & Emeralds'; New York's Jewelry Career Fair Here in Just 10 Days

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to become a jewelry designer to the stars, travel the world as a gemstone buyer, or work with...

Jul 07, 2006, 01:00 ET

Rubies & Resumes

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The public is invited to meet with jewelry industry recruiters and learn how to launch dream careers in...

Jun 13, 2006, 01:00 ET

'Jobs & Jewels': Upcoming GIA Jewelry Career Fair Matches Job Seekers With Jobs in Fine Jewelry

The largest Career Fair in the $120+ billion worldwide gem and jewelry industry takes place in New York on July 28, and again in Carlsbad, Calif....

Feb 06, 2006, 00:00 ET

Purchasing Jewelry for Valentine's Day - How to Get It Right

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If the thought of buying Valentine's Day jewelry for your loved one this year leaves you feeling...

Feb 01, 2006, 00:00 ET

Enter the World of Diamonds in Los Angeles Through GIA

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles is considered the nation's glamour capital. Gorgeous jewelry seen on Rodeo Drive one day is...

Nov 10, 2005, 00:00 ET

'Tis the Season for Jewelry - Know How to Purchase With Confidence

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone can relate to the exhilaration of receiving a sparkling new ring or shiny gold watch from a...

Jun 27, 2005, 01:00 ET

Get Out of the Career Doldrums With a Gem of a Job

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're reading this, chances are you're looking for a job that reflects who you really are and what...

Jan 31, 2005, 00:00 ET

Visit GIA's website,, to take an online tutorial on how to buy a diamond for your Valentine. Photo courtesy Platinum Guild International. (PRNewsFoto)[AG]

Improve Cupid's Aim With Five Simple Steps for Buying Jewelry

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- From diamonds to pearls, every girl melts at the thought of beautiful jewelry from her sweetie for...

Jan 21, 2005, 00:00 ET

Within Six Months, Become a Gemological Professional in the Jewelry Industry

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For those in the greater Los Angeles area who want to launch a new career in the jewelry profession,...

Dec 09, 2004, 00:00 ET

GIA Helps Boost Confidence in Shopping for Jewelry With Holiday Site

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In the ever-changing world of jewelry styles, versatility is everything when it comes to keeping...

Oct 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

These pavé round and channel set diamond and platinum earrings have linked rings hanging from single diamond studs, a gift she is sure to enjoy for many years to come. Photo (C)GIA and Tino Hammid. Jewelry by Cartier. (PRNewsFoto)[AS]

Diamonds Sparkle for the Holidays - How to Shop Wisely

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Diamonds are the ultimate symbol of love and romance. If you're thinking of buying one for that...