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Monday, August 3, 2020
AGS Laboratories Will Resume Grading Laboratory-Grown Diamonds »
The nonprofit lab expands its mission of consumer protection to the laboratory-grown market AGS Laboratories is pleas...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
AGS Laboratories Transforms Only My Diamond® »
AGS Laboratories has transformed its interactive online platform Only My Diamond ® (OMD). The new upgrades focus on del...
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Digital Solutions Help Save Time and Money »
AGS Laboratories is always looking for ways to help you sell more diamonds and increase sales. Our new digital diamond gra...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
AGS Laboratories Releases Digital Diamond Grading Reports »
Digital format serves as the official document. #AskForAGS AGS Laboratories has announced the launch of their gr...
Friday, August 9, 2019
Ideal Light Performance with Non-Ideal Grades »
by Brock Wilke, RJ, AGS Laboratories Research Analyst When the American Gem Society ® (AGS) was established in 1934,...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Protect Your Client. Protect Yourself. »
Get the facts on synthetic diamonds. Now, more than ever, it is important to protect the consumer through proper disc...
Monday, May 7, 2018
News to Know for AGS Laboratories® »
AGS Laboratories made some big announcements in April 2018: the introduction of a local diamond cutter and the launch of t...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
AGS Laboratories and Hearts On Fire Speak About Importance of Cut in Malaysia »
AGS Laboratories Director of Business Development, James Dimick, and Hearts On Fire, traveled to Malaysia last month to sp...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Services Spotlight: Natural Diamond Verification »
With today's concerns about synthetic diamonds, it is vital to your brand, reputation—and bottom line—that you know for ce...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
AGS Laboratories® Releases New Colored Diamond Document »
Ever since its inception in 1996, AGS Laboratories has graded only white diamonds. That is no longer the case, as they hav...
Friday, October 27, 2017
Marketing the AGS Brand With AGS Labs »
There’s a new twist on Marketing Your Membership. We call it, Marketing Your Lab! AGS supplier, Atlantic Diamond Comp...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
AGS Laboratories: Your Holiday Season Game Changer »
As you enter into the holiday season, Santa has a little helper for you: AGS Laboratories. AGS Laboratories offers a varie...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
AGS Laboratories: Diamond Grading Reports and so Much More! »
AGS Laboratories is known throughout the industry as the leader in diamond grading reports that provide consistency and ac...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Exploring the Eight Features of Only My Diamond® »
When you include a diamond grading report with a diamond sale, it not only gives you peace of mind as the seller but also...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sell More Diamonds with Only My Diamond™ »
In last month’s issue of Spectra Update , we introduced you to our new online service, Only My Diamond ™ . The service...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do Your Vendors Know About the AGS Laboratories’ Mounted Diamond Evaluation Report? »
For diamonds already set in jewelry, AGS Laboratories is proud to offer a Mounted Diamond Evaluation Report. This attracti...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When Buying a Diamond, ask for an AGS Laboratories Diamond Grading Report »
Shopping for a diamond or diamond jewelry is a big investment. Like most people, you have a budget to consider yet desire...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AGS Laboratories Releases Only My Diamond™ a New Online Tool »
The American Gem Society Laboratories (AGS Laboratories) recently announced the release of a new service offering, Only M...
Friday, January 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
AGS Laboratories Releases a New Interactive Service »
Only My Diamond ™  is an Online Tool Providing Enhancement of the AGS Laboratories' Diamond Quality ® Doc...
Monday, October 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AGS Laboratories: Protecting Consumers One Diamond at a Time »
Jason Quick, Laboratory Director at AGS Laboratories, was recently interviewed by Jewellery Business , a premier jewelry...


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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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