Diamond Notes

New Millennium Etched in Stone Just in time for the new millennium, the International Gemmological Institute, a grading lab and appraising firm in New York City, is offering to laser-inscribe a store logo alongside a millennium or personal message on the girdle of a diamond submitted for a laboratory report. The service, called LaserScribe, can imprint whatever a customer wants (within reason). The example that IGI uses to illustrate the service shows its logo beside the word “Millennium.” The report comes in a pocket-sized format that eliminates the typical plotting diagram and includes a close-up photo of the inscription. Here in the United States, only IGI and Lazare Kaplan International (LKI), as well as any LKI licensee (such as GIA's Gem Trade Laboratory), have the rights to inscribe per their protected U.S. patents. Diamonds submitted to IGI can now be packaged with De B
JCK PRO

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).

SUBSCRIBE TO CONTINUE

Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out