Which insurance companies support GEMPRINT®?
Roughly 30 major insurance companies provide discounts to those who insure their Gemprinted diamonds. Please ask your local agent to inquire. For a complete listing see our Insurance Discounts page.
Can GEMPRINT® be used as evidence in a court of law?
In 1983 a landmark decision by the District Court of San Diego accepted GEMPRINT® as proof positive for diamond identification and thus provided juris prudence; (People vs. Maki of California et. al (San Diego, 1983). Since then GEMPRINT® has been instrumental in many convictions.
Can GEMPRINT® help me recover stolen diamonds?
Yes. GEMPRINT® is routinely contacted by local police departments as well as national and international law enforcement agencies to assist in the identification of stolen diamonds and jewelry.
I lost my diamond that was Gemprinted. What now?
Report the loss to your insurance company and local police department along with the GEMPRINT® certificate. Contact GEMPRINT®!! We will be pleased to co-operate if the stone is recovered and expert evidence is needed.
Is my registration in the GEMPRINT® database secure?
All information in the GEMPRINT® database is strictly confidential and cannot be accessed by outsiders except for comparisons performed for insurance companies and law enforcement agencies.
Can GEMPRINT® help protect against stone-switching?
Consumers have become concerned about fraudulent practices by some in the jewelry industry as highlighted by recent investigative journalists including Dateline NBC. If you have any concerns about receiving back the identical diamond from a jeweler, GEMPRINT® can provide assurance.
My diamond is 0.20ct is this too small for Gemprinting?
All diamonds larger than 0.05 cts can be Gemprinted.
How do I become an authorized GEMPRINT® dealer?
We are interested in working with jewelers or gemologists who sell or work with significant volumes of diamonds.
Does GEMPRINT® work with gems other than diamonds?
GEMPRINT® can work with certain other stones of a high degree of brilliance and transparency such as sapphires and topaz.