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May 26, 2022

One Year of Lab Scope

We are thrilled to celebrate the one-year mark of Lab Scope! With the objective of communicating with our clients, Lab Scope became our first newsletter since we opened the Lab in 1996. In honor of Lab Scope’s one-year anniversary, we’d like to take a look at some of our most popular articles in the past year! Click to the left or right below to view the list. Want to learn more about a specific subject in future issues? Email us your topic at [email protected]. Q & A With Quick and AbelAGS Laboratories Executive Director, Jason Quick, RJ, and Director of

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Behind the Scenes: Diamond Plots

By Wade Abel, CG, Director of Gemological Services, AGS Laboratories Do you remember the days before GPS when you needed a map to get from point A to point B? Having a guide to help provide that information was essential! The diamond plot is like a map, a guide to the information about the features of a diamond. Plots are primarily used for two purposes. First, to be able to identify the diamond. Second, to illustrate what is being observed in the diamond, which provides information to justify the clarity grade assigned.  At AGS Laboratories, all diamonds submitted for grading

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