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Bull Shit Alert: American Gem Society provides urgent consumer tips for holiday diamond purchases

The American Gem Society, has issued a press release “for immediate release” that they’re calling “Urgent consumer tips for holiday diamond purchases” which I find to be so patently offensive, that I’m issuing an Official Bull Shit Alert.  Primarily because the second “urgent piece of advice” recommended in the article is that before buying a diamond, consumers should “See […]

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Understanding the AGS Light Performance Diamond Quality Document

The Light Performance Diamond Quality Document (DQD) available from the American Gem Society Laboratory (AGSL) is the most complete diamond grading report available at this time.  This tutorial describes the various sections of the DQD and provides detailed insight which will help you make a better diamond buying decision.  The Light Performance DQD pictured above is […]

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