GIA Diamond Dossier
A Diamond Dossier®, issued by the Gemological 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 gemological identification, and their grading system serves as the international gem and jewelry 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.
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.
Color – Grade of color.
Fluorescence – Color, and strength of color when diamond is viewed under UV light.
Comments – Description of additional diamond characteristics not mentioned in the report.