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The Anatomy of a GIA Diamond Grading Report

The Anatomy of a GIA Diamond Grading Report

The GIA Diamond Grading Report is a report on the authenticity and quality of a diamond that has been used and trusted by fine jewelers for more than 50 years. The diamond’s premier credential issued by the GIA includes the assessment of the 4C’s of a diamond – its cut, clarity, color, and carat weight […]

27 Reasons to Insists on a Diamond Grading Report

27 Reasons to Insists on a Diamond Grading Report

There are more ways to misrepresent a diamond’s quality then there are letters in the alphabet. If you hate your money, be a hero and buy a diamond without an Independent Diamond Grading Report. Listed are a small offering of Diamond Industry Scams: Misrepresenting Synthetic as Natural – Fraud Heating and Radiation Treatments – Man […]

6 Common Myths about Diamond Grading Reports

6 Common Myths about Diamond Grading Reports

#1 Misuse of the Term “Certificate” The purpose here is to understand exactly what a Diamond Grading Report accomplishes. Nowhere does GIA use the word “Certificate” because of the legal implications. In fact if you read the Important Limitations Statement on the back of every GIA Diamond Grading Report the first sentence reads: “This Report […]