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Early next year, a class-action lawsuit will be filed against EGL International and “major retailers” charging that the lab systematically over-graded diamonds that the retailers then knowingly sold to consumers, National Jeweler has learned.   Read more »
The three remaining lawsuits filed against Tennessee retailer Genesis Diamonds over its use of EGL International grading reports have been settled. Read more »
In a recent alert, the JVC reminded the industry that not only must the diamonds they sell be accurately graded but the grading system disclosed as well.   Read more »
The International Gemological Institute recently received recognition from the Responsible Jewelry Council and the International Organization for Standardization. Read more »
As part of a reorganization, EGL will no longer issue “EGL International” certificates and has vowed it is working to homogenize its grading practices worldwide. Menahem Sevdermish is at the head of this operation.   Read more »
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