GIA 4Cs guide app
GIA’s 4Cs Guide app features video and interactive tools that teach you about how GIA grades colour, cut, clarity and carat weight. It explains GIA’s D-to-Z colour scale and how diamond colour can affect value, GIA’s clarity scale and how diamond clarity can affect value, the factors that affect a diamond’s cut grade and the origins of the carat system.
Available in English and Simplified Chinese.
Interactive tools show:
- How diamond colour changes across the GIA D-to-Z Colour Scale
- Typical inclusions and blemishes at various points in the GIA Clarity Scale
- A diamond’s anatomy and how various parameters influence a diamond’s cut grade
- How a diamond’s size changes by carat weight and enables you to compare the sizes of different diamonds
- An interactive GIA Grading Report Anatomy to help consumers to understand the different elements of a GIA report
Additional features include:
- My Diamond Wish List that allows you to keep a record of the diamonds that you’ve seen and considered by entering any diamond’s relevant information, including its report number, 4Cs information, price and the retailer’s address and contact information in your wish list.
- Information on fluorescence, common diamond treatments, synthetics and simulants.
- Direct access to GIA Report Check (network connection required) - GIA’s online database of diamond grading reports and Diamond Dossiers. You can verify the contents of a GIA report and view a PDF version of that report simply by entering a GIA report number and carat weight.
Retailers can find a version of the 4Cs app for use at point of sale with
4Cs App for Retailers
- Informative and interactive content to help you educate your clients about diamonds, the 4Cs and GIA reports
- Direct access to GIA Report Check (network connection required)
- Perfect for over-the-counter presentations using any tablet or smartphone device