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

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GWLAB™ is an independent gemological chain of laboratories, founded by Gemewizard® - a pioneer in the development of software solutions for colored stones, fancy colored diamonds and jewelry industries, enabling the analysis, description and communication of color in gems.

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Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:35 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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Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:16 pm

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The Swiss Gemmological Institute, SSEF, has made significant discoveries and developments in the world of gemmology since its founding in 1974.

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Thu Dec 15, 2022 1:49 pm

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