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).
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
7703 Fay Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm
Saturday, 9am - 4pm