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Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:06 am

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Wed May 08, 2013 6:13 pm

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Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:30 am

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Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:38 pm

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No unread posts AGL: American Gemological Laboratories

AGL is an independent, cutting edge lab providing identification reports, detailed enhancement reports, country-of-origin or provenance reports, as well as complete colored stone analysis documents tailored to gems of unique importance.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014 4:17 pm

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In my opinion, this school is the greatest value on the planet for pursuing a rounded gemological education!

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Tue Sep 02, 2014 3:50 am

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Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:30 am

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Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:56 am

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Thomas Hainschwang's & Frank Notari's GGTL is on the cutting edge of international gemological research.

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Fri Oct 03, 2014 12:25 pm

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GIA is providing cutting edge research articles on many current gemological topics.

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Wed Jun 04, 2014 7:13 am

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Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:59 am

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Stone Group Laboratories, LLC, provides non-destructive, advanced gemological testing services to the trade and offers global consulting services as well as custom research projects regarding colored gemstones.

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Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:50 pm

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Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:31 pm

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Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:41 pm

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Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:35 am

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Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:45 pm

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Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:35 am

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Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:25 am

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Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:38 am

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Fri Oct 17, 2014 12:38 am

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Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:17 am

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Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:13 am

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Thu Aug 28, 2014 11:48 am

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Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:10 pm

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Tue Jul 22, 2014 11:30 am

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Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:34 am

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Wed Sep 17, 2014 1:39 pm

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Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:41 pm

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Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:30 am

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Wed Oct 08, 2014 3:05 pm

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Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:27 pm

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Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:19 pm

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Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:07 pm

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Sat Oct 04, 2014 5:27 am

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Fri Oct 24, 2014 9:56 am

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Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:37 pm

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Sun Oct 19, 2014 9:48 pm

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Thu Oct 09, 2014 3:48 pm

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Thu Oct 23, 2014 4:35 pm

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Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:43 am

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Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:45 am

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Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:58 am

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Wed Jul 10, 2013 3:42 am

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Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:15 pm

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Tue Sep 09, 2014 4:11 pm

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Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:15 pm

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:05 am

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:06 am

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Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:05 am

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:07 am

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Gems for Sale

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Sun Oct 12, 2014 4:19 pm

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Sun Aug 17, 2014 3:49 am

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:08 am

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Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:24 pm

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Thu Sep 11, 2014 3:56 pm

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Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:08 am

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Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:29 am

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Thu Sep 18, 2014 3:29 pm

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Details and descriptions of gem and jewelry related scams. BEWARE!

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