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GIA Diamond Dossier

A Diamond Dossier®, issued by the Gemmological Institute of America (GIA), presents a report of the characteristics of your diamond that is signed by the most respected experts in the industry. The Diamond Dossier is a special report issued for diamonds weighing less than 1 carat.

GIA Diamond Dossier®

The GIA set the standard for diamond grading and gemmological identification, and their grading system serves as the international gem and jewellery industry's benchmark credentials.

This dossier describes the following:

Laser Inscription Registry:
Each diamond with a GIA Diamond Dossier is laser inscribed with the report number.
Laser Inscription Registry:
Each diamond with a GIA Diamond Dossier is laser inscribed with the report number.
Shape and Cutting Style:
Description of diamond shape and cutting style.
Measurement:
Diamond dimensions.
Weight:
Weight of diamond listed to the nearest hundredth of a carat.
Depth:
Depth (for round diamonds) and/or width (for fancy shapes) relative to diameter.
Table:
Table facet (for round diamonds) and/or width (for fancy shapes) relative to diameter.
Girdle:
Range of girdle thickness.
Culet:
Appearance of culet facet.
Finish:
Grades of polish and symmetry.
Clarity:
Clarity grade determined under 10x magnification.
Colour:
Grade of colour.
Fluorescence:
Colour, and strength of colour when diamond is viewed under UV light.
Comments:
Description of additional diamond characteristics not mentioned in the report.

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