Step 4: Gem Grading
Until the mid-1900’s, purchasing a diamond was very confusing. Dealers used terms like “AA” and “AAA.” These terms meant nothing to the average consumer and, to make things worse, the definitions of these terms varied from one dealer to another.
It was just as bad for the merchant. For example, a dealer in London would arrange for a parcel of AAA clarity diamonds to be sent from Africa. He would wait …
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