(PANAMA CITY, Panama) – The International Gemological Institute (IGI) and the Panama Diamond Exchange (PDE) conducted a week of successful educational and grading activities in the country’s capital city.
Leaders from IGI and PDE welcomed Panamanian jewelers on October 25 for an in-depth seminar on diamond grading, providing an educational foundation on the importance of independent grading reports. IGI President and CEO Jerry Ehrenwald, G.G., A.S.A. led the seminar with Sergio Merizalde, manager of IGI’s Dominican Republic laboratory. The session, which was well attended with highly-engaged participants, closed with a very active Q&A period.