Lone Star GIA group to hold seminar on new cut grades

The Lone Star GIA Alumni & Associates will present an educational seminar titled: “Diamond Cut Grade: Impact and Pricing for the Retail Jeweler.” The seminar is being presented Aug. 26, at the new Gaylord Texas Resort, Grapevine, Texas, in conjunction with the Midas Texan Fine Jewelry Show (Aug. 27-29) at the same location.

Industry leaders will discuss the impact of the new Gemological Institute of America and American Gem Society cut grades and how it will affect business.

For more information call or email the past presidents of the Lone Star GI.A Alumni & Associates: Pam Welborn, 512/263-1147 (pamwelborna@austin.rr.com), Ted Resnick, 210/493-4301 (tr@jewelry.com), Daniel Banks 281/440-9192 (banksintl@hotmail.com), or president, Janisue Rigel, 972/660-3831 (janisue@aol.com).