Diamond Sorting

Diamond Cut Grade Sorting

This service provides diamond grading reports from the only nonprofit laboratory that offers consistency and accuracy based on science: AGS Laboratories. Let us help you increase profitability with this specialized service. When submitting diamonds, please keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • No minimum order is required
  • Please write “Cut Grade Sorting” on the package; this is important information for the Receiving Department
  • Place diamonds in individual parcel papers
  • Diamonds not meeting the AGS Ideal™ criteria will either be returned, or we can work  with you to determine other grading solutions
  • Please note: AGS Laboratories does not offer a recheck or treatment testing for this particular service
  • All diamonds meeting AGS Ideal will be processed for full grading and documents
  • Once sorting is complete, we will determine a turnaround time, unless you have specified a “rush” or “priority service”
  • Preliminary grading results will be sent to the client upon completion of full grading
  • Stones not meeting the AGS Ideal criteria will be issued a fee of 50% of your DQD pricing level and then returned back to you

 

AGS Laboratories believes that the best client service is collaborative. Our team is here to provide business solutions that will help you sell more diamonds. Call us to discuss your needs and we can help you find the right solution.

Color and Clarity Sorting

This specialized service provides diamond grading reports—based on your criteria—from the only nonprofit laboratory that offers consistency and accuracy based on science: AGS Laboratories. Let us help you increase profitability with this specialized service.
When submitting diamonds, please keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • Minimum order is 50 diamonds, submitted in bulk
  • Sort parameters are established by you for clarity, and within D-T color
  • Please do not place diamonds in individual parcel papers
  • We recommend that diamonds are placed in a protective box
  • Total parcel weight and total number of diamonds must be indicated on incoming memo
  • Diamonds not meeting your sort criteria will either be returned, or we can work with you to determine other grading solutions
  • Please note: AGS Laboratories does not offer a recheck or treatment testing for this particular service
  • All diamonds meeting your sort criteria will be processed for full grading and documents
  • Once sorting is complete, we will determine a turnaround time, unless you have specified
    a “rush” or “priority service”
  • Preliminary grading results will be sent to you upon completion of full grading
  • Prior approval must be provided in advance of shipment for scheduling purposes
  • All stones not meeting the client’s criteria will receive a sorting fee of $10 from .18 – .99 cts and $16 for 1 carat and above
  • Please call Client Services for custom sorting services including large parcels or anything outside the sorting guidelines

 

AGS Laboratories believes that the best client service is collaborative. Our team is here to provide business solutions that will help you sell more diamonds. Call us to discuss your needs and we can help you find the right solution.