Diamond | Gemstone & Diamond | Non-transparent Gemstone
GLA's professional Jewelry Appraisal includes two detailed pictures of the item, a summary paragraph including weight, measurements, shape/cut, clarity grade, count, and estimated retail replacement value.
There are three appraisal types, dependent on quantity:
Standard - a low base price
Premium - a moderate base price
Premiere - a higher base price
Premiere Plus - for very elaborate items
Instruments Utilized by GLA Gemologists:
Based on level of complication in terms of size of jewelry item (ring or pendant versus bracelet or necklace), number of gemstone types, quantity of various gemstones, cut/shape of gemstones (graduating sizes or multi-cuts) and effort to identify gemstone type etc. Below are samples of these appraisals.
A GLA Certificate is a 3-Fold Portfolio furnished by an 8.50 x 11.00 inch Laminated Report which is accompanied by an Ultra Violet Protected Cover. The back side of the cover includes a detailed Diamond Quality Analysis Scale for consumer understanding and all protected by a vinyl pouch.
All or some of the proceeding gemological instruments may have been utilized during the examination of the subject designated on the reports: A fully corrected triplet loupe, binocular microscope, master color comparison diamond set, electronic carat balancing scale, synthetic diamond detection device, optical measuring device, proportion scope-computer aided non-contact diamond proportioning measuring system, electronic digital caliper, spectroscope system, long and short wave ultraviolet light mechanism, fiber optic illumination, diffused/balanced north daylight color grader instrument, electronic gold/platinum testing unit, refractometer, polariscope and specific gravity liquids.
Security Measures Utilized by GLA for Official Diamond and Jewelry Reports:
Holographic Seal, Tamperproof Background Design, Customized GLA Logo Embossing and an Exclusive Lamination Treatment.