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Studying at GIA India

Success Stories

Meet this diverse ensemble of GIA alums as they share stories about the impact their education has made in their lives and careers.

Manav Punjabi

GIA Graduate Gemologist
Mumbai, Maharashtra

My family has been in the gemstones and pearl business for the past 60 years. GIA is the backbone of this industry and I am fortunate to be part of such a reputed Institute for the GIA Graduate Gemologist Program. Throughout my journey, I gained tremendous knowledge and support from GIA and I'm very grateful to the Institute.

My family has been in the gemstones and pearl business for the past 60 years. GIA is the backbone of this industry and I am fortunate to be part of such a reputed Institute for the GIA Graduate Gemologist Program. Throughout my journey, I gained tremendous knowledge and support from GIA and I’m very grateful to the Institute.

Manav Punjabi

GIA Graduate Gemologist
Mumbai, Maharashtra

Sandhya Agarwal

GIA Diamonds Graduate
Kaalii Hyderabad, Telangana

I enrolled in the GIA Graduate Diamonds diploma programme after a recommendation of a colleague. This programme helped me to gain a deeper understanding about diamonds. I would definitely recommend all gem and jewellery aspirants to enrol in this course.

I enrolled in the GIA Graduate Diamonds diploma programme after a recommendation of a colleague. This programme helped me to gain a deeper understanding about diamonds. I would definitely recommend all gem and jewellery aspirants to enrol in this course.

Sandhya Agarwal

GIA Diamonds Graduate
Kaalii Hyderabad, Telangana

Saaransh Gupta

GIA Colored Stones Graduate
Hyderabad, Telangana

I enrolled in the GIA Graduate Colored Stones Diploma Program to help expand my family's retail business, which is currently limited to the big three gemstones - emerald, ruby and sapphire. Through this programme, I gained knowledge about so many more gemstones, their history, sources, quality factors, and more. I believe my knowledge will help me confidently communicate to my customers. I recommend this programme to anyone aspiring to be a part of the coloured gemstone industry.

I enrolled in the GIA Graduate Colored Stones Diploma Program to help expand my family's retail business, which is currently limited to the big three gemstones - emerald, ruby and sapphire. Through this programme, I gained knowledge about so many more gemstones, their history, sources, quality factors, and more. I believe my knowledge will help me confidently communicate to my customers. I recommend this programme to anyone aspiring to be a part of the coloured gemstone industry.

Saaransh Gupta

GIA Colored Stones Graduate
Hyderabad, Telangana

Bhavika Goel

GIA Jewelry Design Certificate
Chandigarh, Punjab

The reason I enrolled for the GIA Jewelry Design course is my passion for jewellery and it proved to be the right institute for my field. Although I do not belong to the gems and jewellery industry, the course has helped me acquire comprehensive knowledge on designing. Thank you GIA for a great learning experience.

The reason I enrolled for the GIA Jewelry Design course is my passion for jewellery and it proved to be the right institute for my field. Although I do not belong to the gems and jewellery industry, the course has helped me acquire comprehensive knowledge on designing. Thank you GIA for a great learning experience.

Bhavika Goel

GIA Jewelry Design Certificate
Chandigarh, Punjab

Reports and Services

Natural Diamonds

Assessment of authenticity and quality for diamonds in the D-to-Z color range from GIA, creator of the 4Cs

Natural Colored Diamonds

Assessment of color origin and quality based on GIA's color grading system for diamonds outside the D-to-Z range.

Laboratory-Grown Diamonds

Identification of laboratory-grown diamonds, ensuring disclosure through laser inscription and digital-only reports.

Pearls

Documentation of the specific attributes of pearls and pearl jewellery, including mollusc type and growth environment.