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Diamond certifications are very important to determine the value of loose diamonds and to ensure you are getting what you paid for. But there is more than one grading agency around the world. GIA (Gemological Institute of America) GIA is the premier grading lab in the world and they invented the grading system currently in […]

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When it comes to diamonds, people go to great lengths to prevent fraud and theft, provide insurance and security, and protect their investment in all possible ways. If you have taken care to ensure that you have purchased a certified diamond, this is the least you can do. One method of doing this is through […]

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Diamonds are graded for certification by laboratories using grading criteria. Known as the “Four C’s” these criteria are:color, cut, clarity and carat. Colour is the result of the composition of a diamond and it does not change. When a jeweler is describing the color of a diamond they are referring to the presence or absence of color in white diamonds. Because […]

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