Independence, Impartiality, Objectivity
At La Jolla Gem Appraisal, the appraised items are examined, identified and graded by a GIA Graduate Gemologist. We apply the GIA Diamond, Colored Stone and Pearl Grading System to our grading procedure.
The appraisal report will be rendered in accordance with the following:
- The current version Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) of The Appraisal Foundation.
- The Principles of Appraisal Practice and Code of Ethics of The American Society of Appraisers (ASA).
We Are Proud To Be The 56th Certified Gem Lab By AGA In The World
By acquiring the AGA Certified Gemological Laboratory (CGL) status - AGA CGL #56, we are joining some of the world's leading gemological labs that believe in excellence and are dedicated to establishing the highest ethical and professional standards of practice.
State-of-the-art Gem Laboratory
Our laboratory is well-equipped with high standard gemological instruments as well as advanced technology to provide accurate, reliable results of our appraisal reports.
We are one of a few laboratories that have the EXA spectrometer to accurately analyze and distinguish natural diamonds from HPHT/ CVD synthetic diamonds and diamond simulants.
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La Jolla Gem Appraisal
800 Silverado St., Suite 300 (3rd Floor)
La Jolla, CA 92037
Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm
Saturday, 9am - 4pm