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January 27, 2022

Light Performance Series: What is Light Performance?

By Jerrica Hamblin, Laboratory Program Development Analyst, AGS Laboratories Welcome to the Light Performance Series! Within this series, I will highlight a variety of light performance reports and services we offer. But first…what is light performance? AGS Laboratories cut grade method is well-regarded for being scientifically reviewed, objective, and repeatable. While our first cut grade report focused on round brilliants, we’ve extended our methodology to fancy shapes such as oval, cushion, princess, and emerald, as well as unique proprietary shapes. This type of system helps manufacturers in planning and cutting diamonds, which in turn gives consumers more choices of high-performing

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