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Is it worth buying a GIA certified diamond?
Simple, it’s GIA. They have the best reputation for accurate diamond grading. A diamond with a GIA diamond report will command more money than a diamond graded by EGL USA. Not only when you buy it, but also should you ever decide to sell it, or trade it up.
Can you trust GIA certificate?
GIA is credible And you want to know what you have! GIA does the strictest diamond certification out there. So, there is no question that the diamond grade on your certificate is the actual quality of your stone.
What does it mean if a diamond is GIA certified?
A GIA Diamond Report means a particular gemstone has undergone the GIA’s rigorous standards to determine its quality. GIA Diamond Reports take four main factors into consideration: Cut, clarity, color, and carat weight.
How important is GIA certification?
Yes, GIA IS important because GIA is the leader in the grading industry. They devised the 4C’s! They wrote the book that everyone uses to Grade, Buy, Sell, Price, and Compare Diamonds by. Their Certifications (which are really called Diamond Reports), are the most accurate reports you can get in the WORLD!
What is 1 carat diamond worth?
between $1,800 and $12,000
In general, a 1 carat diamond costs between $1,800 and $12,000. The price depends on factors such as the Cut quality, Clarity, Color and Shape of the diamond. Cut quality is the aspect that most greatly impacts a 1 carat diamond’s price and its beauty.
How long does GIA certification take?
Time to complete this education training ranges from 2 hours to 3 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 8 months.
How are diamonds graded by Gia?
How GIA Grades Diamonds Anonymity. Objectivity and independence are the hallmarks of all GIA reports and services, and GIA has elaborate processes in place to ensure a diamond’s anonymity through the grading process. Weights and Measures. Initial Testing with. Grading Color. Grading Clarity and Finish. Grading Cut. Inspection, Care and Handling Procedures.
How do I get my diamond GIA certified?
The GIA takes about 3 weeks to issue a diamond report and also assigns a unique ID number to the graded stone. If you choose to get your diamond certified through the GIA, you can get the unique ID number laser-inscribed on the stone’s girdle by paying an additional $15-$30.
Are all Gia CertEd diamonds inscribed?
There is no GIA directive that states that all GIA graded diamonds over 1 ct are to be inscribed with the GIA report. GIA inscribes the diamond at the request of the customer/vendor/dealer that submitted the diamond with personal messages/brand name or GIA report number.
What is GIA diamond certification?
GIA Diamond Certification. The GIA’s mission is to increase consumers’ trust in diamonds and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science, and professionalism.