Gemological Institute of America (GIA) was founded in 1931 as a non-profit educational resource for the gem and jewellery industry. GIA provides the industry and the public at large with an independent, objective opinion concerning the quality of diamonds. As an impartial arbitrator of standards in diamond grading they have secured the public’s confidence. Each stone submitted for certification is carefully checked by numerous professionals to ensure maximum accuracy and grading consistency for client’s protection.
GIA developed the first internationally accepted Diamond Grading System with unbiased views of the quality of polished diamonds by applying a uniform criteria to their grading. It also initiated the foremost diamond report in setting the standard for diamond quality documentation around the world.