About Us

For over the past 30 years the World Gemological Institute (WGI) along with our team of expert Gemologists have build a solid standing reputation as one of the leaders in the Industry. Our appraisals and lab reports are recognized worldwide by insurance companies, retailers, private jewelers and wholesalers. We offer a number of different appraisals and comprehensive laboratory services to suit your needs.


All of our Gemologists are graduates of the Gemological Institute of America and have years of industry experience. Our staff are required to continually improve upon their education and training by regularly attending seminars, lectures, and advanced gemological studies, including the coveted and highly regarded, Fellowship (FGA) through the Gemological Association of Great Britain.


Our goal at WGI is to accurately identify and evaluate unknown gemstones and their many possible treatments and assist you by making your jewellery/gemstone buying process more informative and stress free. Whether you’re shopping in the Diamond District or have recently purchased a piece from a retailer, cruise liner, or auction house, WGI is here to clarify the intricate process of buying gemstones and jewellery and to provide you with the accurate knowledge and a true, unbiased assessment of your item(s).

When you consider the high cost of gemstones and jewellery, it just makes sense to have them looked at by a professional, unbiased reputable company. We have saved our clients agonizing regret and thousands of dollars over the past 30 years with our detailed evaluations and assessments.

Please call today to set up an appointment or to speak with one of our Gemologists.

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