The Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) grading lab will begin offering less priced, more stripped-down lab-grown diamond reports next year, which will include the 4Cs but exclude other information unique to lab diamonds. "We will issue a new digital-only report for laboratory-grown diamonds with the 4Cs criteria in the first quarter of 2023," says spokesperson Stephen Morisseau.
"The new report will not mention growth technique or post-growth therapies, reflecting how the industry has evolved and the reality that there is less customer or retailer interest in growth method and treatments." "Because this information is expensive to obtain, the new report will be less expensive," he argues.
The new reports will also lack inclusion plots. GIA will continue to provide its current laboratory-grown diamond reports, which include information on whether the diamond was treated, the method of production (high-pressure, high-temperature, or chemical vapour deposition), and inclusion plots.
According to market sources, GIA's diamond reports are not as well-known in the lab-grown diamond market as they are in the natural diamond market. They point out that GIA's reports are more expensive than those of other labs—at least for the time being—and that GIA's grading standards are also considered stricter than those of some of its competitors.
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) produces a GIA Diamond Grading Report following a comprehensive and detailed inspection of your diamond. It contains information on every crucial aspect of your diamond. Your diamond is more than its cut, colour, clarity, and carat weight. They have the best reputation for diamond grading accuracy. A diamond with a GIA diamond report is worth more than one graded by EGL USA. Not only when you buy it, but also if you decide to sell it or trade it up in the future. You'll get a lot more money for it.