Diamond CertificationsChase Your Jeweler
At Chase Your Jeweler, you can rest assured that we are accredited and certified by the most important organizations that deal with diamond purchases. Furthermore, for your benefit, we recommend that you purchase a diamond that has been certified by the GIA (Gemological Institute of America).
GIA-Gemological Institute of America
The Gemological Institute of America is a non-profit educational institution that specializes in diamonds and their certification.
AGS-American Gem Society
EGL-European Gemological Laboratory
European Gemological Laboratory (EGL) is a more renown in the European Union and Asia. In the United States, the EGL is deemed as unreliable and we must inform your that at Chase Your Jeweler, we do not work with this type of certification.
GSI-Gemological Science International
IGI-International Gemological Institute
International Gemological Institute (IGI) was created in 1975. From that date, the IGI has become the largest and most independent gemological laboratory in the globe, with offices located in cities like New York to Hong Kong. Despite its grandeur, the IGI grading system is up to three grades off from GIA certifications.
Why Does My Diamond Need A Proper Certification?
Simply put, at ChaseYourJeweler, we want you to truly know your diamond inside-out. Just like buying the home of your dreams, purchasing a diamond is a significant purchase. With that in mind, as a diamond buyer, you’ll want to fully comprehend the specifics of your diamond all around. Going back to the “house” example, when you buy a house, you get a deed. For our sake, the certification is the diamond’s “deed.” Think of it as your safety net or receipt as a a diamond buyer!
At ChaseYourJeweler, we recommend our clients to only purchase diamonds that have been certified by the GIA. If you have any other questions, ask us! We’re here to make sure that you know exactly what type of diamond you are purchasing. This will protect you and your diamond’s value for generations to come.