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AGL is an independent, cutting edge lab providing identification reports, detailed enhancement reports, country-of-origin or provenance reports, as well as complete colored stone analysis documents tailored to gems of unique importance.

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The Swiss Gemmological Institute, SSEF, has made significant discoveries and developments in the world of gemmology since its founding in 1974.

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