EGL was founded in Belgium in 1974. The company operates with a strong driving force and serves its worldwide customer base with a clear vision: to provide reliable and expert diamond grading, certification and appraisal services and protect the public interest. To meet these objectives and all professional standards associated with the diamond industry, EGL employs a highly qualified workforce consisting of experienced gemologists and diamond appraisers. EGL Laboratories utilize the most updated laser technology and state-of-the-art equipment.
In today’s competitive diamond market, EGL has firmly established its presence in diamond exchanges around the world for its quality expertise and services. The EGL Diamond Report is recognized as a solid validation of your diamond’s attributes and uniqueness.
EGL receives requests for certificates from worldwide diamond merchants, jewelers and consumers.
Complementing the Kimberly certification process in accordance with UN resolutions regarding the prohibition on sales of diamonds mined in war zones, EGL issues a Conflict Free Diamond declaration on its diamond certificates. This declaration signifies that the diamonds submitted for grading and certification at EGL Laboratories were imported legally and from legitimate sources according to all the requirements set by the Diamond Controller Office and the World Federation of Diamond Bourses.
EGL meets ISO-9001-2008 and IQNet standard requirements.