Is EGL certification as good as AGS or GIA?

Is EGL certification as good as AGS or GIA?

From a standpoint of accuracy and consistency, the consensus of the experts is that EGL certification is not as reliable as diamond certification done by AGS or GIA. As a result, diamonds marketed with EGL reports are significantly discounted relative to diamonds with reports from AGS Laboratories (AGSL) and GIA.

What is pearl grading system does Gia use?

What pearl classification system does GIA use? The GIA uses a comprehensive standard it developed over a 60-year period of ground-breaking research on pearls, called The GIA 7 Pearl Value Factors™ (Size, Shape, Color, Luster, Surface, Nacre, and Matching).

What does GIA certified mean?

GIA operates the Gem Trade Laboratory, which is GIA’s sole diamond-grading authority. When a diamond is “GIA certified,” it means it has been graded for the “4 Cs” by GIA gemologists, and a grading report from the Gem Trade Laboratory (GIA Diamond Grading Report or GIA Diamond Dossier) should accompany any GIA-certified diamond.

What is EGL certification?

EGL Diamond Certification. The European Gemological Laboratory (EGL) was founded in Belgium more than 30 years ago. The EGL is committed to protecting the integrity of the jewelry trade and fueling public interest through applied science, innovation, education, and exceptional service.

What does Gia stand for?

GIA stands for Gemological Institute of America , which is the most common laboratory used, and it sets the standard for color and clarity grading. GIA was established 73 years ago in 1931, and today employs 900 employees, which consist of scientists, diamond graders, and educators on diamonds and precious stones.

What does IGI mean?

IGI means “I Get It”. The abbreviation IGI is used with the meaning “I Get It” or “I Got It” to indicate that a message has been received and understood. IGI is similar in meaning to HUA (Heard, Understood, Acknowledged) and GETCHA (I Understand), but has completely the opposite meaning to IDU (I Don’t Understand).

What does IGI certified mean?

IGI Certification. Like its parent company, IGI Information is totally independent of all commercial sales organizations and does not trade in diamonds or precious stones. Thus, IGI Information is able to provide objective and accurate appraisals and identification reports, as well as appraisal updates and estimates in case of damage.

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