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Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:43 pm

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Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:30 am

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Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:31 pm

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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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Tue Dec 02, 2014 8:38 am

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Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:49 am

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Mon May 11, 2015 9:49 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 Mar 27, 2015 10:24 am

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Fri Mar 13, 2015 12:15 pm

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Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:23 am

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Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:07 pm

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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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Fri Jan 09, 2015 2:56 pm

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Tue May 26, 2015 12:47 am

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Sat May 16, 2015 6:36 pm

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Tue May 26, 2015 7:30 pm

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Mon May 25, 2015 6:54 pm

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Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:31 pm

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Tue May 26, 2015 5:00 pm

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Mon May 18, 2015 10:25 am

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Mon May 25, 2015 8:54 pm

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Mon May 25, 2015 9:56 pm

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Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:49 pm

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Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:45 pm

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Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:19 pm

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Mon Jan 12, 2015 3:42 am

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Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:59 pm

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Tue May 26, 2015 4:39 pm

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Sat May 23, 2015 6:52 pm

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Tue May 26, 2015 12:15 pm

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Tue May 26, 2015 8:59 pm

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Sun May 24, 2015 11:29 am

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Tue May 26, 2015 4:29 pm

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Sun Jul 20, 2014 6:43 am

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Tue Feb 24, 2015 1:58 pm

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Thu Mar 05, 2015 12:18 am

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Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:42 pm

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Sat May 23, 2015 11:38 am

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Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:24 pm

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