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Comparing Certified Diamonds

The true test to evaluate a diamond is to visually compare it next to other diamonds. At the end of the day all the numbers, certificates and photos in the world mean nothing if you do not like the look … Continue reading

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What Are Certified Diamonds?

A certified diamond is a diamond that has been graded, tested and examined by a team of independent fully trained gemologists who then issue a Diamond certificate for that diamond. A diamond certificate is a blueprint of a loose diamond … Continue reading

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International Diamond Council Diamond Grading Laboratories

Independently Certified Diamonds Trustmark: A definitive mark that identifies diamonds independently graded to the highest certification standards.Where you see this trustmark, the diamond vendor will be providing you with an independently certified diamond, examined and graded by a qualified and … Continue reading

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Why is it unethical for a jeweller or a diamond dealer to certify their own diamonds?

Why is it unethical for a jeweller or a diamond dealer to certify their own diamonds? The most obvious reason is the ethical position. If the certificate or diamond grading report has not been independently certified it would represent a … Continue reading

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Manufacturers' Grading Reports

BUYERS BEWARE if you see an online diamond dealer or retailer advertising a Manufacturers’ Grading Report, In House Certificates or Cutters Report. These Manufacturers’ Grading Reports, In House Certificates and Diamond Cutters reports are NOT Diamond Certificates. It is only … Continue reading

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