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Diamond grading in Europe?

CushionCutie

Rough_Rock
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Jun 26, 2010
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I am wondering, what kind of diamond grading do they do in Europe? Specifically Switzerland? We are flying out to a jeweler there soon and realized though I'm educating myself on this forum, most of the grading here are GIA... Do they also have GIA in Europe?
 

Cabochon1

Shiny_Rock
Joined
Nov 18, 2010
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You will rarely find GIA or even less AGS graded stones here in Europe.

The better stones are mostly graded by HRD in Antwerp. You will find a lot of ungraded stones and some IGI and EGL and every European country has its own grading lab.
 
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