The Gemmological Institute of India (GII) in its journey since 1971 have kindled the light of knowledge in the field of Gemmology, Diamond Grading and Jewellery Designing amongst the gem trade and industry in India and also amongst the general public.
GII is the only gem and diamond testing laboratory in Mumbai which is established by the Industry, for the promotion, propagation and development of the science of gemstones and research studies in India.
GII is a project of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and co-sponsored by Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB), Diamond Exporters' Association Limited (DEAL) and Gem & Jewellery Exporters' Association (GJEA)..
GII is the only Gem Testing Laboratory in the country which has the coveted recognition as a SIRO (Scientific Industrial Research Organization) Laboratory by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India in the field of Gemmology.
GII's Diamond Detection Resource Center (DDRC) offers scanning services of Synthetic and Natural Diamonds. Services include:
Differentiating doubtful / lab-grown found mixed with naturals and refer them for further testing at lab.
Advanced assessment where needed
Scanning-ability to sample test whole parcels