GSI ANNOUNCES LAUNCH of LGX Complete™ GRADING REPORT

The grading report will be themost comprehensive available on the market today for lab-grown diamonds

GSI LABORATORY GROWN DIAMOND REPORT

Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largestgemological organizations in the world, announced today that it will startoffering its new LGX Complete™ for lab-grown diamonds that do not have anypost-growth treatments or enhancements. The LGX Complete™ is the mostcomprehensive grading report available on the market today for lab-growndiamonds.

The new GSI report will include if the lab-grown diamond wasproduced by HPHT (High-Pressure High Temperature) or CVD (Chemical VaporDeposition) process and if it’s “As Grown,” which is a commonly used term inthe industry for lab-grown diamonds that do not have any post-growth treatmentsor enhancements.

GSI is the only major laboratory to issue grading reports forlab-grown diamonds with these disclosures. As lab-grown diamonds become moreaccepted by consumers it’s important that all relevant information is in placein order to maintain consumer confidence in our industry.

“Consumer confidence is key and consumers want more informationand complete transparency about the natural and lab-grown diamonds they arebuying, “said Debbie Azar President and Co-Founder of GSI.

GSI is a world leader ingemological services, with 13 gemological laboratories across four continents,combining state-of-the-art technology with the highest ethical standards.