AGS Labs and AGTA GTC Form Strategic Alliance

The American Gem Society Laboratories LLC and the American Gem Trade Association Gemological Testing Center have announced that the two organizations are entering into a strategic alliance to service their global expansion. AGS Labs has opened its international distribution channels to AGTA GTC, so clients can submit colored gemstones to the AGS Labs’ take-in windows in Antwerp, Belgium; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; India; and Israel.

Clients of AGS Labs’ take-in windows may submit either colored gemstones or diamonds to their local AGS Labs’ representative and receive a diamond-grading document from AGS Labs or a colored-gemstone report from AGTA GTC. AGS Laboratories take-in window representatives include GSI in India, Elmyr Services in Antwerp, the Dubai Metals and Commodity Center in Dubai, and Eli Dori in Ramat Gan.

For information on AGS Laboratories, call (702) 233-6120 or visit For information on AGTA GTC, call (212) 752-1717 or visit