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Naturally Colored Diamond Blog

GIA Report: What You Need To Look For

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 11/13/18 9:43 AM

As diamond enthusiasts, collectors, and investors, it's only natural you want to know that you're getting exactly what you paid for. It's therefore a smart choice to always request for and verify the authentication of your diamond’s GIA certificate upon purchase.

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Topics: Things to Know, Alternative Investments, colored diamonds, GIA

What is a Blocked Stone in a GIA Report?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/18/18 9:12 AM

Although rare, there have been instances when the GIA will issue a report that will include a very distinct term, a term that is not seen on general official reports for colored diamonds.

 

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The term we are referring to is “blocked stone.” Have you ever seen this on one of your reports? Have you ever wondered what this might actually mean? Let’s dig in together and find out.

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Topics: colored diamonds, Rough Diamonds, GIA