By Ashley Bailey
, Wednesday, September 27, 2006
The World Jewelry Confederation (CIBJO) has recognized the International Gemological Institute (IGI) as a CIBJO Registered Laboratory. Established in 1975, the IGI has offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, Antwerp, Bangkok, Mumbai, Tokyo, Dubai and Hong Kong.
CIBJO Registered Laboratories must abide by all CIBJO rules and must be independent of commercial or private enterprises or this recognition may be withdrawn by the CIBJO.