Important Information and Limitations

  1. All AGGL reports will be printed on original paper and will bear an official signature with embossed stamp. Gem Reports have AGGL hologram and are laminated for protection. No corrections or alternations of any form shall be accepted on the AGGL reports.
  2. The identification of authenticity and treatment of gemstone, the conclusion on the country of origin is issued only upon request and represents an opinion of the laboratory based on the scientific standards and the analyses of reference materials as well as those in published literature about gemstone at the time of examination. A gemstone can be modified and enhanced of any time. The AGGL may refuse the issuance of gemstone report at any time, If necessary.
  3. This AGGL report does not appoint a guarantee for value or appraisal of gemstone described there in . AGGL assumes no responsibility for any damage or loss or claims by third parties, which may raise from issuance, use or misuse of the report. In making this report we do not agree to purchase or replace this article. AGGL operates as an independent laboratory and has no financial interest in th sale of gemstone and Jewellery.
  4. Certain opinions may differ, however, neither AGGL nor any member of its staffs shall be held responsible for any disagreement which may result from the application of other examination methods(or) in case of repeated examination.
  5. The AGGL will not receive any dispute of opinions, conclusion, methodology or anything else contained in the report.
  6. The photograph(s) may differ in size and colour with actual item(s) examined.
  7. Corundums (rubies and sapphires) are traditionally and generally enhanced by heat to improve their color and/or transparency. Thermal enhancement ( also know as heat treatment) of corundums is considered stable and permanent under normal wear and handling conditions (except few yellow sapphires). and it is widely accepted by the international gem and jewellery trade. Therefore, unless otherwise indicated, it is assumed that such enhancement has been done to that gemstone(s).
  8. Most emeralds contain surface reaching features due to their growth conditions in nature and recovery methods. It is a common trade practice to have clarity enhanced by colorless oil or resin. The extent of enhancement is indicated as: insignificant, minor, moderate or significant.
  9. For jadeites, the “Type A” indicates natural jadeite without treatment except for surface waxing. “Type B” means bleached and polymer impregnated jadeite. “Type C” refers to dyed jadeite. “Type B+C” is a combination of “Type B” and “Type C”.