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September 10, 2021

GIA and AGS Award 2nd Annual Beatrice Shipley Scholarship to Ohio Jeweler

The second annual Beatrice Shipley Scholarship—created by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and the American Gem Society (AGS) in 2019—was awarded to Rachel Burazer, a sales associate and custom designer at Argo & Lehne Jewelers in Columbus, Ohio. The scholarship will cover complete tuition for the GIA Graduate Gemologist on-campus program in Carlsbad, California, along with the costs of the AGS Way Course and entry to the 2021 AGS Conclave event in Dallas, Texas, September 12–14. AGS and GIA jointly established the Beatrice Shipley Scholarship, which was announced by Susan Jacques, GIA president and chief executive officer, at the

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Supplier Spotlight: Grandview Klein Diamonds

Grandview Klein Diamonds (GKD) specializes in a large inventory of diamonds ranging from the everyday to the extraordinary and extra-large and super rare, from 100-carat diamonds to fancy pink, blue, and one-of-a-kind exceptional diamonds. Once a part of the Julius Klein Group (JKG), Moshe Klein, Principal of GKD, and his father amicably parted ways from Julius Klein company so GKD could provide diamond manufacturing and cutting. “Production and cutting continue to be our primary focus, utilizing our worldwide supply chain and multiple factory capabilities,” says Moshe. “Our distinct advantage is that this steady and stable supply of rough affords us

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