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AIG (American International Gemologists)GEM LABORATORY....How reliable are there appraisals?


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#1 ghlenn

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Posted 07 October 2003 - 08:36 PM

Recently had a Diamond Unity Ring appraised from AIG Gem Laboratory which is located in Woodland Hills, Caifornia. I wanted to know how accurate their appraisal reports are?

Also would like to know how accurate is the Total Retail Replacement Value of the ring, in the appraisal report below? I was planning to sell it, do you think asking for $2,500 for it is too high


DIAMOND UNITY RING
containning:

One prong set Princess Cut Diamond
6.00 x 5.80 x 4.30mm (Depth Est.)
approx. weight = 1.23ct.
Clarity SI-2
Color F

Four prong set Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds
3.50 x 2.80 x 1.89 (Depth Est.)
approx. total weight of 4 Stones = 0.46ct.
Clarity SI - 2
Color F - H

Six channel set Baguette Cut (tapered) Diamonds
4.00 x 1.40 x 1.30mm (Depth Est.)
approx. total weight of 6 Stones = 0.40ct.
Clarity VS-2
Color F - H


Total Weight of Diamonds 2.09ct.
Total Weight of Unity Ring 4.50gm





DIAMOND GRADING REPORT


Shape and Cut Princess Cut
Measurements 6.00 x 5.80 x 4.30
Weight 1.23ct.
Clarity SI-2
Color F
Flourescence None

PROPORTIONS

Total Depth% 74.1%
Table% 73.8%
Pavilion Depth% 62.1%
Culet None
Girdle Thickness Thin To Slightly Thick Polished


FINISH

Polish Very Good
Symmetry Very Good