Diamond certification is the process of examining a diamond and reporting on its characteristics according to standards set by the grading laboratory. If you are investing in a diamond, certification is essential as it enables you to fully understand the quality of the diamond.
There are several major diamond grading organisations commonly associated with loose diamonds and diamond jewellery. The International Gemological Institute (IGI) is one of the most renowned grading laboratories in the world.
In this article, we will discuss everything you need to know about the IGI certificate:
- About IGI
- What is an IGI certificate?
- How does IGI grade diamonds?
- Why do you need an IGI certificate when buying diamonds?