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Natural Gem Certification

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Natural Gem Certification

We bought emeralds, rubies, and a sapphire today at Jewelry Trade Center, and we would like to check authenticity and maybe grads/quality too before flying home. It would be great to have paperwork for the gems. Anyone know a third party company that offers something like this?

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1. Re: Natural Gem Certification

We don’t doubt the authenticity, but we would prefer to be 100% sure and to have paperwork.

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2. Re: Natural Gem Certification

AIGS in Jewelry TC offers lab reports (nobody anywhere does certification). Don't know how much time you have. A full report and for several stones requires more than one day. "Small report" which gives you weight, size and authenticity used to be a day. Not sure about cost at present. There is GIA in Chu liang bldg. on Rama 4 Rd, GIT in ITF bldg, Silom Rd, and GRS plus a few small ones which I would not choose. GIT is top class but usually very slow to process.

I don't think the labs will do grading and pricing.

Edited: 26 March 2018, 14:08
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Once a tourist who had been gem stone shopping showed me he had a " Certificate of Quarantee"! Maybe they confused the words "Quality" and " Guarantee". Unless you are a jeweller beware of gem stone scams where the gems are not necessarily fake but just poor quality and overpriced. Do not believe touts who tell you it is a "One Day Half Price Government Gem shop Sale". That scam has been around for thirty years.

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Robin C

The OP has already purchased the stones and is asking for independent verification which NomadidForever has supplied a source. Hopefully the OP will report back on a successful outcome.

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