Testing Laboratories - Facilities

Facility - BDB
GII Diamond Detection Resource Centre (DDRC) R & D and service Centre

Contact Person : Ms. Pooja Gosavi (Asst. Manager Administration)

Contact No. 33927628/29, 26754384

Address: DDRC at GE – 4, 5 & 6, Research Centre at T2-WC-B1

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
Facility - BDB
Gemmological Institute of America (GIA)

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Location : Bandra Kurla Complex, close to the Bharat Diamond Bourse

In 2004, the Gemmological Institute of Ameria (GIA) established presence in India through its Mumbai campus and four years later set up the Mumbai laboratory. Since then, GIA has represented an ever-expanding network of training and trust in India.

The Mumbai Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility located in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex, close to the Bharat Diamond Bourse. Staffed by expert team of graders and gemmologists, the laboratory caters to the grading needs of manufacturers, traders and retailers across the country.

GIA grading reports are globally recognised as the benchmark for impartial assessments of gemstone quality and standards


  • Diamond Grading
  • Diamond Sealing
  • Coloured Diamond Grading
  • Coloured Diamond Identification and Origin
  • Synthetic Diamond Grading
  • Coloured Stone Identification
  • Coloured Stone Country of Origin Reports
  • Quality Assurance Services
  • Pearl Identification and Classification


Facility - BDB
International Gemological Institute (IGI)

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Location : Bandra Kurla Complex

International Gemological Institute situated in Bandra Kurla Complex issues Diamond Reports with accurate assessment of a diamond's cut, color, clarity and carat weight according to strict international standards.

IGI Diamond Reports have different formats and presentations, customized to serve a wide range of consumer demand as per different worldwide markets. Regardless of format, every IGI Diamond Report is issued according to the strict international standards and security features for which IGI is known.

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