A diamond certificate, commonly known as a diamond grading report, diamond dossier, or diamond quality document is a standard document created by professional gemologists that describes important attributes of a diamond. The diamond is evaluated, measured, and scrutinized under trained eyes. A completed certificate includes an analysis of the diamonds dimensions,clarity,color, polish, symmetry, and other basic characteristics. Certificate given from a gemological laboratory verifies the quality of a diamond and allows non-experts to make knowledgeable decisions while purchasing diamonds.
The Gemological Institute of America, or the GIA founded in 1931, is an autonomous, non-profit organization and is said to be the world's foremost authority in gemology. Founded in 1931, GIA's mission is to protect all buyers and sellers of gemstones by setting and maintaining the standards used to evaluate gemstone quality. This prestigious institute has its headquarters in Carlsbad, California and functions actively in 14 countries, with 7 laboratories, 12 campuses, and 4 research centers all around the world. With its globally known library and subject experts, GIA operates as a genuine source of jewelry and gem information center for the public, the trade and the global media channels. GIA certified diamonds, guarantees the consumer that the stone has been examined by an unbiased gemologist who ensures that maximum level of reliability, science, and professionalism is maintained.
The American Gem Society or the (AGS) was founded in 1934 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is a reputed trade association that includes retail jewelers, suppliers, self-regulating appraisers, and selective industry members. Members have to maintain a superior ethical code and prominence is given to consumer education and protection. This institution aims at training and certifying jewelers, gemologists, and jewelry appraisers. The AGS specializes in grading and for that it maintains its own cut clarity, and color standards.
The European Gemological Laboratory or the (EGL) is a self-governing gemstone grading institution that was founded in 1974 in Belgium. It renders wide gemological services ranging from diamond certification and reports to maintaining accuracy and industry standards. The organization maintains a global platform and has an eminent presence in the diamond trade centers. It also runs an elaborate educational program for safeguarding public interest and upraising the level of professionalism in the jewelry industry.
An EGL certificate is issued after thorough scrutiny of a diamond is done and thus is a prized document that assists consumers while purchasing a diamond.
The International Gemological Institute or the (IGI) is an organization that certifies the authenticity of diamond, colored stones, and jewelry. This institute was established in 1975 and has its headquarters in Antwerp, Belgium. IGI is the largest independent gemological laboratory worldwide. It aims in providing jewelry professionals and consumers ample of knowledge regarding reliable diamond jewelry and also runs schools of gemology in several locations around the globe.
A stone as precious as diamond needs to be genuine and should match up to the amount you are willing to pay for it. Each customer at Fascinating Diamonds is valued and assured of our faithfulness regarding the quality of diamonds we sell.
The answer lies in its certification as it is very important since it is the only indicator of the market value of your diamond. We not only provide you with true information regarding our diamonds, but also send you a GIA certificate with every piece we sell so that your online purchase is easy and convenient. So make sure that you buy diamonds from a dependable jeweler such as Fascinating Diamonds.
At Fascinating Diamonds, we only depend on globally acclaimed gemological laboratories to certify our loose diamonds. These institutes use universally acknowledged standards for grading diamonds.
We are proud to inform you that every loose diamond sold by Fascinating Diamonds has been thoroughly analyzed and certified by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) or the International Gemological Institute (IGI). These institutes are the basic pillars or benchmarks for certifying and grading diamonds around the globe. Not only are they known for their consistency and accuracy but their certificates are highly valued in the diamond industry. These institutes hold a prestigious name in the diamond industry for their use of state-of-the-art equipment and instruments, unbiased grading format, and providing impartial reports by comprehensively examining each diamond in great detail. The certificate issued by these institutions include a unique report number for future reference as well as the cut, carat, color,clarity measurements and a plotting diagram of the diamond. Each diamond sold by us has a distinctive certificate number and is sent in a sealed box (to prevent any kind of tampering or damage).
Please click below (link) to view the diamond certificate issued by the GIA that features unbiased examination confirming to the basic diamonds attributes. The color, clarity, and cut are all validated to ensure authenticity of our diamonds.
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