Tag Archives: diamond grading

Differences in Diamond Labs

I have discussed the issue of different diamond grading labs in the past and whether it is important to get a lab certificate for your diamond. There is an interesting article out today regarding two law suits against a jeweler … Continue reading

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Do I Need A Diamond-Grading Report?

There’s an upsurge of articles urging consumers to avoid buying diamonds UNLESS they come with diamond grading report from a reputable diamond lab. While I do agree with the general concept of this there are some problems with this blanket … Continue reading

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Inconsistent Diamond Grading Among Labs

As the president of the Mile High Chapter of the GIA Alumni Association, I tend to sell only GIA-graded diamonds in my business. It’s a documented fact that other labs are known for their generosity in diamond grading. And I … Continue reading

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Judging the Girdle

So I’ve been talking about diamond girdle thickness in my previous couple of posts, so you may be wondering, how to judge the girdle thickness of your diamond. Well, most diamonds sold at large online diamond sites give the girdle … Continue reading

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