Diamond Certification

Our Diamond Certification Promise To You From World Renowned GIA & IGI Institutes

Who is GIA?

Established in 1931, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. GIA is ranked among the most respected in the diamond industry, setting the standards for impartial quality review and education. With headquarters based in California, they operate out of 13 countries with several locations and research centers worldwide.  In 1953, GIA developed its International Diamond Grading System and the Four Cs (cut, clarity, color, and carat weight) as a standard to compare and evaluate the quality of diamonds.

Who is IGI?

IGI (International Gemological Institute) – Established in 1975, the International Gemological Institute is a renowned name among gemological institutes. IGI is one of the largest independent gemological institutes in the world, with locations in several major cities worldwide. IGI's mission is to provide jewelry professionals and consumers with extensive education programs and reliable diamond and fine jewelry certification.


What is a GIA or IGI Certificate and Why is it Important?

A GIA or IGI Certificate clearly discloses the details of any item it certifies, providing confidence for both buyer and seller. A GIA or IGI certificate consists of a detailed analysis of a diamond's characteristics by expert gemologists.  It gives an accurate assessment of a diamond's cut, color, clarity and carat weight according to strict international standards.

Why We Offer a GIA or IGI Certificate?

We offer a GIA or IGI Certificate for our Custom Made Engagement Rings as well as our NATURAL Diamond Jewelry Collections in order to add an additional level of comfort, trust, confidence and security in your purchase. Because the diamond quality of your purchase has been independently verified and certified by world renowned gemological Institutes, you can feel assured, and have peace of mind that you have made a smart buying decision with United Elegance, knowing that you will receive exactly what has been defined in our product description and what has been promised to you.