The GIA prides themselves in the following key categories of purpose. To educate, research and protect.
Education - Students around the globe turn to GIA for the knowledge, skills, and credentials that launch successful gem and jewellery careers.
Research - The world leader in gemmological research, GIA’s breakthrough discoveries deepen our understanding of gemstones and the world.
Protection - Through research, education, and unbiased gem grading and analysis, GIA strives to protect the gem and jewellery buying public by setting global quality standards.