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 Post subject: Getting a stone authenticated
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:12 am 
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Hello,
Ive seen a few stones that have papers with them, authentication papers.
I was wondering. where can one get this done?
and how much does it cost?

thanks :)


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:39 am 
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There are several labs that can produce identification reports.
They are located in every corner of the world.
The costs vary depending on services provided and nationality of the lab.
Costs can be tens of dollars to several hundred dollars.
In the United States, alphabetically:
AGTA Gemological Testing Center
American Gem Society Laboritories
American Gemological Laboratories
Carigem
EGL USA
GCAL
Gemworld International
GIA Laboratory
Gemological Science International
Guild Laboratories, Inc.
International Gemological Institute
Labtrade Gemological Laboratory
Professional Gem Sciences
San Diego Gemological Laboratory
Stone Group Laboratory
The Gem Lab


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 12:29 pm 
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Thanks very much Barb :)
I think I found what I was looking for


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