Join the Gemological Institute of America on a digital journey to explore Earth’s treasures. In GIA’s Knowledge Session webinars, field gemologists, scientists and educators will engage with online participants from around the world on the diverse, pressing and interesting issues and topics in gemology today, including gemstone origin, laboratory-grown stones and new discoveries in field gemology.

The sessions are free and open to the public. Register today via this link. You can also stream past webinars from this landing page.

The next Knowledge Session webinar will be on Thursday, April 23 at 10:00 a.m. PDT. Tune in to hear from Aaron Palke, Ph.D., senior manager of research, as he shares the advanced research techniques used to determine gemstone origin and how traceability may be the next challenge GIA undertakes.

GIA is an independent nonprofit organization, established in 1931, that is recognized as the world’s foremost authority in gemology. GIA invented the famous 4Cs of Diamonds – Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight – recognized around the world as the standard for diamond quality. You can find out just about everything about us on out website.