EGL USA Announces Reports & Services for Canadian Customers

We are pleased to announce that EGL USA gemological reports and services are now available to our Canadian customers.

All items delivered to EGL Canada offices will be shipped to EGL USA laboratories in the United States, where they will be evaluated by the labs’ GIA- and FGA-trained gemologists. For a complete overview of the enhanced options offered by EGL USA, visit

For further details, please contact your local EGL Canada office.

Please note:
To expedite these new services,
EGL Canada will have revised business hours,
Monday–Friday, 12–4 pm

Education Programs
Introduction to Diamond Grading
How to Sell Diamonds with EGL Canada Certificates
Buying Better Quality Diamonds
Member of Canadian Jewellers Association
Informative Articles
Informative Articles
To keep you abreast of new discoveries in gemstone research, synthetics and treatments, we have listed a selection of informative articles written by experts in their field. Check this page regularly for updates.
'The Scoop on synthetics'
Can we ID them? Should we grade them? Do we need them?
'Cultured Confusion'
Should a man-made diamond be called "synthetic", or "cultured" and who are the important players in this controversial addition to the diamond industry?
"A Gemological Study of A Collection of Chameleon Diamonds"
The rarity of chameleon diamonds and their interest for the connoisseur are due to their unusual ability to change color temporarily when heated to about 150C, or after prolonged storage in the dark.
"Interpreting Diamond Morphology" - Part I
A diamond's morphological features reflect conditions of diamond formation and represent a unique characteristic than can be used to identify details of the sources of diamonds.
"Interpreting Diamond Morphology" - Part II
Morphological features reflect conditions both during diamond formation and also after emplacement, especially where alluvials are concerned.