Since 1931, the Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) mission has been to ensure the public trust by educating and serving the gem and jewelry industry worldwide.
As a nonprofit institution, GIA provides knowledge and professionalism that will maintain the long-term stability and integrity of the industry while strengthening and securing consumer confidence.
American Gem Society (AGS) membership is your guarantee that you are doing business with jewelry professionals: a staff and store that is committed to on-going gemological training, customer service of the highest caliber, and above all, integrity.
American Gen Society members are respected leaders in the jewelry industry, and long-term members of your community. Your satisfaction is important to them because they know that, to build trust and confidence, they must provide you with the very best service and information available. Their success is enhanced by your satisfaction.