The News Bulletin


The following links are provided to allow gemmologists and the general public keep up-to-date with developments in the industry. Copyright and content responsibility remain with the linked organization and do not represent any endorsement or opinion of the Canadian Institute of Gemmology. Older Lab News have been filed HERE.

We have moved current news and discussion to our Facebook page  facebook GemForum Gemlab Research & Technology

Treatments and other gemmological news

The Appraiser’s Corner

Gemstone News

Reports on Lead Glass Filled Rubies

Reports on the Paraiba Tourmaline issue

Reports on the Andesine/Labradorite issue

United States Patents regarding colour enhancement and treatments of gemstones.

All A.G. (C.I.G.) diploma holders have access to our laboratory services. Through Gemlab Research and Technology (GLR&T, our internal lab facility) we are able to assist you in state-of-the art gem identification.