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Purchasing a Diamond: Additional Considerations

 Diamond Treatments

Given the rarity and value of diamonds, it's not surprising that some would seek ways to enhance or replicate their beauty. In recent years, diamond treatments, simulated diamonds,
and laboratory-grown or synthetic diamonds have become more common, more advanced, and harder to detect.

While treatments can increase a stone's Color or Clarity, the presence of such enhancements may affect the diamond's value - particularly if the price reflects its appearance after treatment.

Buyers have a right to know for certain whether a stone is natural, a diamond simulant or a diamond created in a lab, and whether or not the stone has been treated to enhance its appearance.

A GIA Diamond Grading Report provides buyers with the ultimate assurance that they're getting exactly what they pay for.

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