How do I check a diamond certificate?

How do I check a diamond certificate?

Check them out on the GIA website on and provide the details necessary such as the reported number of the diamond, and the information for the diamond will all be provided and you can then verify if its correct.

Who certifies diamonds in Australia?

Gem Studies Laboratory (GSL) in Sydney is the Gemmological Association of Australia’s endorsed diamond grading laboratory. GSL (Gem Studies Laboratory) was started over twenty years ago to meet the demand in Australia for a first-rate diamond laboratory.

What is diamond certification?

A diamond certificate, also known as a diamond report, is issued by an accredited independent gemological laboratory. In addition to the diamond’s carat weight and measurements, a certificate includes grades for the diamond’s cut, color and clarity.

What is GIA report number?

The GIA report number appears microscopically engraved on the outer girdle of the diamond. The laser inscription gives buyers a unique way of linking their GIA report to the diamond itself. Enter this number into GIA’s website and hey-presto – you have an electronic copy of your diamond grading report.

Do all diamonds have certificates?

Should Your Diamond Be Certified? Most experts recommend that any diamond ring over 50pts (0.50 carat) should have a certificate. Nonetheless, we recommend that you buy a diamond ring that has been certified by an independent, third-party laboratory. Don’t confuse a valuation with a diamond grading certificate.

Which certificate is best for diamonds?

What are the best Diamond Certifications?

  1. GIA Certification. The GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is the most well-respected and renowned diamond grading entity.
  2. AGS Certification.
  3. IGI Certification.
  4. EGL Certification.
  5. HRD Certification.
  6. GSI Certification.

What is the most reputable diamond certification?

Gemological Institute of America
The GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is the most well-respected and renowned diamond grading entity. They are incredibly consistent and provide the greatest peace of mind when purchasing any diamond.

What’s the best diamond color?

In general, the highest quality diamonds are totally colorless, whereas lower quality diamonds can often have a slight yellow tint. Diamond color is measured using Gemological Institute of America, or GIA color scale which goes from D (colorless) all the way to Z (light yellow or brown in color).

How can you tell a fake GIA certificate?

While people can fake certificates, they can’t fake the actual database’s information. Simply go to GIA Report Check and input the Report Number from the certificate to check for it’s authenticity. After a CAPTCHA, it will send you to a certificate with very specific details along with grading.

How does an adgl Diamond Grading Report work?

An ADGL Diamond Grading Report will confirm the exact characteristics of the diamond under examination. The stone is colour and clarity graded, weighed and scanned to reveal all the relevant angles and dimensions which determine the quality of cut. In addition the stone is plotted with the internal and external inclusions and blemishes.

How can I check my diamond online with EGL?

EGL enables you to double check the findings of your diamond’s report online. Any diamond trader or consumer with an EGL Certificate can access secured information on their diamonds (carat weight, clarity and color grading, proportions, finish, etc.) to verify that the online data stored on EGL’s data base matches the data on their EGL Certificate.

Is the Australian diamond grading laboratory open to the public?

The Australian Diamond Grading Laboratory (ADGL) is primarily a trade only laboratory established to support jewellery retailers through the provision of an accurate and timely diamond grading service. The labarotory is also open to the public should they wish to have their personal diamonds certified.

How to verify a report from EGL USA?

This service is available for reports and appraisals issued after October 2001 in the following categories: diamonds, colored diamonds, diamond single-stone jewelry, and colored diamond single-stone jewelry. To verify a report that meets these criteria, complete the fields below. at 888 EGL USA4 (888 345 8724) or [email protected].