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Why ‘Trust is More Precious than Diamonds’

A message from IGI CEO Tehmasp Printer, underscoring the importance of trust and its vital components in the analysis, grading and certification of diamonds, gemstones and jewelry.

Gemstones and jewelry should only change hands when all parties are confident in the details. Regardless of location or marketplace, an IGI report is the common language of trust in the gemological world, and an essential part of any transaction.

About IGI

The International Gemological Institute (IGI), a Blackstone portfolio company. IGI has 30 laboratories and 19 education facilities in major diamond and jewelry centers around the world. For close to 50 years, IGI has provided the fine jewelry community and consumers with a broad range of services including natural and laboratory-grown diamond reports, colored stone grading and origin reports, as well as jewelry identification and appraisal reports. With the increase of lab-grown diamonds in the marketplace, IGI screens millions of natural and lab-grown diamonds in order for the industry and consumers to receive the product they expect. Regardless of location or marketplace, an authentic IGI Laboratory Report is the common language of trust and confidence in the gemological world.

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