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Diamond Purchasing & Refund

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riley

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This forum is great, thanks for all of your great answers! I have more questions related to my last post "Relationship with Appraiser" and the process of diamond buying:

When I purchase a stone with a GIA Cert. is it fair to purchase with a full refund guarantee?

Would I then physically take my stone to an independent appraiser with the GIA to have it checked out? If it checks out fine, if not I could then make a return.

Also, GIA seems like the "buyers" cert to request. However, AGS lists angeles. Any preference?



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DiamondExpert

Brilliant_Rock
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Either grading cert is fine, but if you go with GIA you might want to also have a proportional analysis done with a Sarin or OGI (MegaScope), so you will have all the angle and % info.

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