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AGS Laboratories: Your Holiday Season Game Changer

Wednesday, October 11, 2017  
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As you enter into the holiday season, Santa has a little helper for you: AGS Laboratories. AGS Laboratories offers a variety of services above and beyond diamond grading to help you save time and money.

Need to know if the diamond you are selling is natural or not? Need a fancy diamond cut grade report? Want a report for mounted diamond jewelry? AGS Laboratories will put you on Santa’s Nice list with these services:

  1. Six layers of security: AGS Laboratories offers six unique security features which are not found on any other diamond grading report.
  2. Diamond Sorting Services: We ensure that the diamonds you submit meet the criteria you need for a diamond grading report, and provide professional sorting and grading services that help you meet your goals.
  3. Natural Diamond Verification: A solution that provides you with peace of mind while saving you time and money. If your diamond passes for natural, you have the option to receive a full grade, and the Natural Diamond Verification Service fee is waived.
  4. Laser Inscription: Our laser inscription service uses state-of-the-art technology. An inscribed message is just another security measure one can take in order to protect a diamond and brand it.
  5. A Variety of Reports: We offer diamond grading reports for Fancy Cut Grade Reports, Proprietary Cut Grade, Cut Optimization Reports, and customizable reports.
  6. Mounted Goods: For diamonds already set in jewelry. Adds value and transparency to the sales presentation, and includes the color, clarity, manufacturer's description, and sample photo.
  7. Only My Diamond: An engaging online tool featured on that brings the diamond grading report to life!
  8. Free Shipping: Ask us about our free shipping service with local pickup and delivery at your facility by armored personnel.
  9. Consistent and Accurate: We are known as the leader in diamond grading reports that provide consistency and accuracy based on science.
  10. We are YOUR Diamond Grading Lab!
    • We are a nonprofit diamond grading lab created by the American Gem Society to fulfill a need in the jewelry industry for a lab that shared their mission and values
    • AGS Laboratories sets the highest standards in diamond grading
    • The AGS Diamond Grading Standards, published in 1966, was the first of its kind to include standards for all 4Cs, including Cut


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. Contact us at 877.FOR.0CUT (877.367.0288) or to discuss your needs and we can help you find the right solution.


Mission Statement

The American Gem Society (AGS) is a nonprofit trade association of fine jewelry professionals dedicated to setting, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct and professional behavior through education, accreditation, recertification of its membership, gemological standards, and gemological research.

The Society is committed to providing educational products to inform and protect the consumer and to contributing to the betterment of the trade by creating industry standards to protect the jewelry-buying public and the fine jewelry industry as a whole.

AGS Laboratories, founded to support the AGS mission, is a nonprofit diamond grading laboratory with a mission of consumer protection. Adhering to the AGS Diamond Grading Standards, AGS Laboratories is dedicated to offering diamond grading reports that provide consistency and accuracy based on science.

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