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August 30, 2021

AGS Laboratories Opens Laboratory-Grown Diamond Grading Report to the Industry—Pilot Program Ends

Last August, AGS Laboratories announced that they would resume grading laboratory-grown diamonds (a service they offered until 2012) with a pilot program that included a few select clients. The pilot has successfully reached its conclusion and AGS Laboratories is now offering its report to all members of the laboratory-grown diamond industry. The Laboratory-Grown Diamond Grading Report comes in a digital format and is a component of Only My Diamond® (OMD) for Laboratory-Grown Diamonds, which contains additional educational information, including a special section on the 4Cs of laboratory-grown diamonds. Laboratory-Grown Diamond Report The report features details on the laboratory-grown diamonds’ growth

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10 Reasons to Choose AGS Laboratories

By Jerrica Hamblin, Laboratory Program Development Analyst, AGS Laboratories Ever wonder what makes AGS Laboratories different? Sure, we are known for our prestigious cut grade, research, and development efforts as well as our science and technology, but what about the services that go beyond the 4Cs? I have listed ten of those exceptional services below! AGS Laboratories Grading Report Samples (not all pictured). 1) Proprietary Grading Reports At AGS Laboratories, we understand the importance of brand recognition. Pair your natural diamond with a branded diamond grading report. Now available for laboratory-grown diamonds! 2) Collaborative Customer Service Not sure which grading

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Making the Grade With Carter: Only My Diamond®

By Wade Abel, CG, Director of Gemological Services, AGS Laboratories The Only My Diamond® platform is a communication tool that creates, “its own little website” for each diamond. Differentiation is important and Only My Diamond® can help by providing a unique additional value! In this video from our Laboratory Advisory Committee Chair, John Carter, CGA, we gain some insight into how the Only My Diamond® service can be used by our retail members and clients. The nature of this unique product offered by AGS Laboratories, combined with AGS Laboratories cut grade technology, can help a retailer distinguish themselves with their

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Sylvie Taps Steve Rosenthal as New Southwest Territory Manager

Sylvie Collection, an award-winning designer, bridal, and fine jewelry brand is proud to announce a new addition to their salesforce, Steve Rosenthal. Steve will be representing the Sylvie brand in the Southwest region, including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas in addition to states west of Texas. Steve brings over 35 years of experience to the team and has been a longtime member of the bridal and fine jewelry industry. “We are delighted to welcome another strong force and value-added member to our growing team,” Sylvie said in a statement. “With his substantial experience in our industry and our unique designs,

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