EGL - European Gemological Laboratory


Richard's Gems & Jewelry is a proud member of EGL - European Gemological Laboratory


About EGL


EGL USA is one of the largest and oldest independent gemological institutions focusing on gemstone certification and research. Originally part of an international network founded in Europe in 1974,  EGL USA opened its first U.S. lab in the heart of New York's international diamond and jewelry district in 1977.

In 1986 EGL USA became independently owned.  Today the EGL USA Group has laboratories in New York City, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and Toronto.

EGL USA's services are used by a broad range of customers:

    * International diamond manufacturers
    * Diamond dealers
    * Mining companies
    * Chain retailers
    * Small independent jewelers
    * E-businesses
    * The public

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