Importance of buying certified stones
Certificates are a guarantee that the stone you posses is genuine. The certificate issued by diamond grading laboratory unveils the accurate estimations of the piece, like, its weight, color, clarity, cut grade etc. Let’s understand this way; you purchased a diamond from some jeweller of 0.7carat, G color and VS1 clarity. To ensure the accuracy, you take it to ten different diamond merchants. Each of the sellers gives different appraisal for the same piece. Now, probably you are in frenzy. My jeweller had cheated to me. A certified stone get rid of all these subjective grading.
Certificates are an autonomous statement that reports how valuable a stone is. Gemological makeup, natural rarity and finished quality determine the quality of diamond or gemstone. Thus only a certificate presents objective evidence for the real value of precious stone to both buyer and seller.
It is not easy for the experts to catch synthetic, treated or stones that had undergone some enhanced process. Original and treated gemstones and diamonds looks similar with naked eyes but have significant contrasts in quality and value. Specialized analytic tools available in highly equipped laboratories do the needful.
A genuine Laboratory Report is the basic dialect of trust and certainty in the gemmological world, and ought to be viewed as a crucial a piece of any transaction. We lure our customers on quality, so, take this responsibility very seriously.
Our Certification Partners
International Gemological Institute (IGI)
IGI is one of the leading diamond grading labs. IGI certificates draw confidence when selling diamonds, gemstones, not to mention jewellery. In order to produce comprehensive analysis and even clear documentation for consumers, the laboratory focuses their research on consumer worries. The extensive support has resulted in maintaining synergy with both professionals and consumers.
The huge network of IGI has the global presence. This large organization has offices in Antwerp, New York, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Cavalese, Toronto, Chicago, Kolkata, New Delhi, Thrissur, Surat, and Chennai along with Shanghai.
IGI also educates on Gemology. It runs different courses in 4 cities worldwide.
Visit their website for more details: www.igiworldwide.com
Gemological Institute of America (GIA)
GIA, established in 1931 is undeniably most recognized grading institute. It is a not-for-profit organization with presence in 14 countries. Their 9 laboratories provide unbiased and accurate estimation of diamonds, gemstones and pearls. Since its inception, GIA has stood by quality measures, mirroring authenticity of gemstone. At the GIA laboratories, a comprehensive report helps analyse the quality of the diamond which forms strong foundation for the confidence to the buyers and sellers across the globe. GIA certifies stones on 4C’s- cut, clarity, colour and carat weight and pearls on ‘7 Pearl Value FactorsTM’ (Size, Shape, Colour, Nacre, Lustre, Surface, & Matching). Nowadays, these parameters have become standard in gem trade. The stone is valued on the basis of these key characteristics. With assisted awareness campaigns, consumers are now looking for GIA authentication certification for the diamond purchased, to ensure accurate details for the purchase.
GIA also offers education in jewellery. Various diploma and certificate programs can be pursued from here.
Visit their website for more details: www.giaindia.in