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Avoid the Cost of a Replacement GIA Certificate with a GIA Report Check

GIA certificate

Replacing a lost GIA diamond certificate Your GIA certificate is an important document. Furthermore, it gives important information about your diamond . Unfortunately, buyers lose their original GIA certificate. In other situations, some second hand buyers lack the original report supplied to the first buyer. Why is the GIA report check important? The GIA report Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

GIA Blog – Diamond Shapes Chart

GIA chart of fancy diamond shapes Earlier this week, we stumbled across a very informative chart from one of the World’s leading institutions for diamond education. GIA blogged with the following chart, showing many of the World’s most popular polished diamond cuts. Each basic shape is outlined with a brief description and for anyone wanting Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

The Truth About GIA Dossier Certificates

Typical GIA diamond dossier certificate

An Introduction to GIA Dossier Diamond Reports What are GIA Dossier Certificates? GIA (the Gemological Institute of America) introduced Dossier certificates for diamonds 0.99cts and below this weight. They are now offered for diamonds weighing 0.15cts – 1.99cts. GIA certified diamonds with a Dossier report, note important details listed on the report, specific to that Read the full article…

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.