Our Affiliates

Gemworld is pleased to be affiliated with these trade organizations

Established in 1931, GIA is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. A public benefit, nonprofit institute, GIA is the leading source of knowledge, standards, and education in gems and jewelry.

The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, or Gem-A, is the world’s longest established provider of gem and jewellery education.

The Scottish Gemmological Association was formed in 2008 and maintains the strongest links to the Gemmological Association of Great Britain.

As a professional peer society, we believe in excellence and are dedicated to establishing the highest ethical and professional standards of practice.

The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers is the only appraisal association in the United States that devotes itself solely to the appraisal of gems and jewelry and silver flatware and holloware.

The AIJV has a worldwide membership of truly independent jewelry appraisers and valuers.

For over 35 years, the AGTA has been at the forefront of gemstone enhancement disclosure and education, developing and licensing the industry’s strictest disclosure standards.


The American Gem Society is the country’s preeminent jewelry trade organization dedicated to consumer protection since 1934.

To help women in the jewelry and watch industries advance and develop professionally through networking, education, leadership development, and the provision of member services.

The Canadian Gemmological Association is a not-for-profit corporation that was established in 1958 to provide a Canadian source for gemmological education and to act as a medium for communication and co-operation among those involved in all aspects of gemmology. 

 

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