Every Diamond World diamond we sell comes with
a certificate that guarantees and documents the quality of your diamond. Without
this certificate, you have no proof of the value of your diamond.
gemologist prepares the diamond certificate (also called a grading report, dossier
or quality report). The gemologist scrutinizes the diamond under a microscope,
noting its dimensions, clarity, cut, color, finish, symmetry and other characteristics.
The most highly valued diamonds in the industry come with a diamond certificate
report from the Diamond High Council (HRD) or the International Gemological Institute
(IGI), known and respected for having the most strict, consistent and unbiased
systems for grading diamonds in the world. That's why every loose diamond we sell
at Diamond World has been analyzed and graded by either the HRD or the IGI. A
certificate from HRD or IGI guarantees forever the quality of your Diamond World
Be aware that if you buy a diamond without a certificate, you
are trusting the salesperson's claim as to its quality. A trained gemologist or
even another jeweler may disagree with that salesperson's assessment. Protect
yourself: get a grading report.
that a 'certificate' and an 'appraisal' are two different things. A certificate
guarantees your diamond's quality. An appraisal places a monetary value on your
gem. Of course, a certificate from HRD or IGI greatly facilitates appraisal of
your Diamond World diamond.
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On January 1, 2003 many countries around the world have 'Kimberley Process' established
by world governments and the diamond industry to eradicate the trade in conflict
diamonds. All the diamonds used in our engagement rings, earrings and jewelry
are purchased form legitimate sources in compliance with the United Nations resolution.
We do not and will not ever sell conflict