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IGI Certified Diamond Jewellery - A Value Guide
How often do we end up being anxious about the authenticity and quality of the diamond jewellery we purchase? It’s tough to find a jeweller you can lay your trust upon and be rest assured that your jewellery is totally worth the price that you paid for it. The primary problems you come across as a buyer are-
- Being assured of the authenticity?
- Do the diamonds in the jewellery match the offered quality?
- Did I get the quality that I am paying for?
- Can I trust the jeweller?
The answer to all these worries lies in the simplest and mostly unnoticed task of Diamond jewellery Certification. Certification is what assures you of all qualitative aspects of diamonds in your jewellery.
Benefits of Certification -
- Diamonds are certified even after being studded in the jewellery frame
- An attestation of the quality is provided in the certificate
- Being a recognized third party, the certificate assures an impartial grading of diamonds
- With approval of authenticity of diamonds, it builds confidence for both buyer and seller
- Enables the holder of certificate, a better value for resale and upgrade at any point of time
There are multiple agencies that certify diamond jewellery both internationally and in India. GIA serves as the nodal unit to certify solitaire diamonds, while, IGI is the highest and most acceptable agency worldwide for certifying diamond jewellery.
Introduction to IGI
(International Gemological Institute)
Founded in 1975 in Antwerp (Belgium), IGI holds a supreme position in the gemological world. It’s operating laboratories & offices are spread across Antwerp, New York, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Los Angeles, Kolkata, New Delhi, Thrissur, Jaipur, Surat, Chennai, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.
It is recognised globally for its high grading standards which makes it trustworthy. You could call the certification, an X-Ray of the interior and exterior characteristics of the diamond. It ensures that you receive exactly what you pay for.
Diamond Jewellery should only change hands when accompanied by a certificate attesting to quality. Regardless of location or marketplace, an authentic IGI Laboratory Report is the common language of trust and confidence in the gemological world, and should be considered an essential part of any transaction.
IGI Jewellery Certificate & It’s Contents
IGI was the first lab to develop jewellery identification reports and is the leader in this field today.
Most of the world's diamonds and gemstones are already set into jewellery. IGI's expertise in the analysis and documentation of finished jewellery items is unrivaled anywhere. This work is more complex than the analysis of loose stones.
Without disassembling heirlooms or complex pieces, IGI has developed techniques for providing expert and impartial analysis of a jewellery item's precious stones, total carat weight, color, clarity, natural origin, and details of mounting. Clear documentation and photographs are issued for every item. These standardized photos are extremely useful for consumers, showing details of craftsmanship that may not be visible otherwise.
Verifying Your IGI Certified Jewellery
You can easily verify your report and its authenticity by keying in your report no. on the IGI worldwide website.
1. Locate your Report no.
2. Enter the Report no.
3. Get the detailed information of your diamond Jewellery
What Industry Experts Have to Say About IGI
“IGI is the most trusted lab for jewellery certification. Renowned companies across the globe as well as consumers, widely prefer IGI certified diamonds which has similar certification to GIA and HRD. It has the most genuine and ‘HIGH’ grading standards which makes it different from other labs and trustworthy.”
- Parth Shah, Leading Diamond Trader, BDB
"IGI - International Gemological Institute issues reports for diamonds of any size; a plotted diagram of the characteristics and a graphic representation of proportions. IGI Diamond Reports follow strict international standards"
- Ashraf Ahmed, CEO at Dubaiwholesalediamonds.com
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