The AIGS Lab serves the gem and jewelry industry and the public alike with a comprehensive range of gemstone and jewelry analysis reports.

The laboratory's primary objectives are:

To identify the nature of all materials that are likely to be used as gems, and report on them in a clear and precise manner for the trade and public alike.

To grade, when possible, colored gemstones and diamonds for quality and to produce appropriate reports to enable both the trade and public to assess their quality for potential purchase.

To research all aspects of gem materials in order to fully understand their characteristics.

The AIGS Lab is also involved in a number of Research Programs, with the main focus on Ruby, Sapphire, Jade and identification of rare gemstones.

AIGS Lab consults regularly with leading gem experts throughout the world to maintain leadership in providing accurate and up-to-date information for our clients.

In our full report we offer a precise description, proper identification, specific comments when appropriate, and an accurate photo of the stone.

Our comprehensive reports are available for Gemstone Identification (Origin report, when possible) and Diamond Grading. Services include:

  • Diamond Grading.
  • Check for CVD's in small melee lots.
  • Type 1 & 2 testing