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The Evolution of Diamond Cuts

Humans have always been fascinated with diamonds, and began polishing, cutting, and modifying diamond crystals as early as the 14th century. Since then, diamond cutting has come a long way- from simply polishing and shaping the stone to the 58 precisely placed and cut facets of a modern round briliant cut diamond. Read about some … Continue reading

April 12, 2021 Latest News, Uncategorized

The World’s Most Famous Diamonds

Love diamonds? Us too! At JAGi Lab, we appraise both diamond jewelry and loose stones daily for clients all over the country. Below is a round up of four of some of our favorite famous diamonds and their stories: Koh-i-Noor The Koh-i-Noor may appear in recorded history as early as the 15th century in the … Continue reading

April 1, 2021 Uncategorized

February’s Birthstone – Amethyst

February’s birthstone is a much beloved purple gemstone used in jewelry for centuries- Amethyst.  Amethyst is the purple variety of the mineral quartz, one of the most common minerals in the Earth’s crust. Many gemstones are varieties of quartz colored by various trace minerals, including honey-colored citrine, ametrine (a bicolor blend of citrine and amethyst), … Continue reading

February 1, 2021 Gemstones, Latest News

JAGi Lab Jewelry Rehab

JAGi Lab Can Overhaul, Repair & Refurbish Your Jewelry Inventory In-House Your One Stop Jewelry Appraisal & Inventory Rehab Service Jewelry Rehab Services – Wholesale Prices on Repairs, Cleaning, Stone Setting & More: Clean  – $3 Ultrasonic, and steam cleaning of jewelry, required for overly distressed pieces prior to assessment. Refurbish – $15 Ultrasonic, steam … Continue reading

January 6, 2021 Uncategorized

January’s Birthstone: Garnet

Garnet is A Group Of Gems With The Same Crystal Structure, But Varying Appearances January’s birthstone is garnet, a gemstone that can take on many hues and appearances. Those born in January are lucky- garnet can come in almost any color of the rainbow, display phenomena such as color change or asterism, and have been … Continue reading

January 6, 2021 Uncategorized