Modern Diamond Cut Grading Methods
Step 4: Gem Grading
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The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) reporting standards are the most commonly accepted in the industry. In 2005, the GIA introduced a new, modern diamond cut grading method.
What’s The Difference Between Traditional and Modern Diamond Cut Grading Methods?
If you haven’t already, read the lesson on traditional diamond cut grading methods. This will teach you to grade diamonds in the field, away from your lab and reference materials. In addition, the standards for grading diamond finish remain unchanged. (The lesson on traditional …