American Gemological Laboratories, aka AGL, is one of the most respected quality-grading institutes in the United States. Together with being a pioneer in the industry, it holds the pride to be the first gemological institute to issue reports regarding the place of origin of the gem. This international organization was established in 1977 and is renowned for its expertise in the identification and tailored reports defining country of origin as well as comprehensive analysis of all attributes. AGL carries extensive command in consumer protection programs. The Lab is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art instrumentation and applies standard gemological techniques for meticulously characterized disclosure of the stone.