1. Register and submit diamonds or jewellery
Your diamonds and jewellery will be in the best hands.
When buying diamonds and jewellery, it is in your best interest that they are graded impartially and objectively. At HRD Antwerp, we are committed to offering you transparency about your diamonds and jewellery.
2. Examination process
Each stone is thoroughly examined.
When submitted in our lab, your diamonds and jewellery will be thoroughly examined by our expert graders. All the diamonds in your jewellery undergo a thorough check to identify them to be natural, lab grown or imitation stones.
3. Issuing an HRD Antwerp Grading Report
You will receive a professional analysis.
The grading results of your diamonds and jewellery are printed on highly secure grading reports. Each report contains the grading results of your diamond, namely the 4Cs: carat, colour, clarity and cut. In addition to the 4Cs, our jewellery grading reports also enlist additional details, including the metal purity and setting style of your jewellery.
4. My HRD Antwerp – Find your report
Track and trace your diamonds and jewellery.
My HRD Antwerp is a secure, 24/7 online service that provides global access to the HRD Antwerp grading report archive and transit results.
Did you know ?
HEARTS & ARROWS DIAMOND
Hearts & Arrows diamonds are precisely cut, round brilliants that, when examined using a special viewer, display eight hearts through the pavilion of the diamond and eight arrows through the crown of the diamond. The appearance of the pattern is a strong indicator of a top-quality cut.
HRD ANTWERP – EDUCATION
Polish Your Knowledge, Build Your Skills
HRD Antwerp, Europe’s prestigious academy of gemmology and diamond grading, offers you the comprehensive knowledge of diamonds and coloured stones you need to succeed in the jewellery industry. You will acquire both technical skills and practical expertise to evaluate gemstones. You will learn how to use the four evaluation factors, the 4Cs (colour, clarity, cut and carat weight), in full compliance with HRD Antwerp quality standards and using the technology that HRD Antwerp has developed and continues to develop.
With fifty years of experience, HRD Antwerp is the international reference for education and skills development in the diamond, gemstone and jewellery industry.
EXPLORE OUR COURSES AND BECOME AN ALUMNI AMBASSADOR
POLISHED DIAMOND COURSES
Learn to grade diamonds in the diamond capital of the world. Our highly experienced instructors will guide you through the fascinating world of diamonds. Learn about the 4Cs and how they impact the value of a diamond. Get educated with our extensive practical sessions and become an expert.Lets's Go
ROUGH DIAMOND COURSES
Learn how to sort rough diamonds into different categories according to various criteria such as size, colour, clarity and morphology. Our course provides a strong theoretical foundation that builds up towards practical experience. At the end of the course, you will be able to appraise rough diamonds.Lets's Go
Identify, grade, and distinguish gemstones based on their physical and optical properties with hands-on training with gemmological equipment. Distinguish natural rubies, sapphires and emeralds from synthetic variants and simulants. Identify an extraordinary variety of coloured gemstones, based on their physical and optical properties, by learning identification methods and using gemmological equipment. Learn to distinguish natural rubies, sapphires, and emeralds from synthetic variants and simulants. Understand how gems are mined, fashioned and brought to the marketplace.Lets's Go
JEWELLERY DESIGN COURSES
Translate your creative ideas into mesmerising jewellery designs using different illustration techniques. The HRD Antwerp design course covers unique digital techniques. Learn and use fundamental design concepts, including texture, shape, form, balance, negative space, colour and more. In addition, you will learn about the use of diamonds, gemstones and pearls in jewellery with different setting styles and create your mark in the world with your design portfolio.Lets's Go
Haven’t found what you were looking for? HRD Antwerp can also provide you with a tailor-made course. The content and location of the course can be adapted to your needs. We do this for schools, private individuals and companies.Lets's Go
Upskill your knowledge in specific areas of expertise with our curated workshops ranging from retail sales, fancy coloured diamonds, diamond treatments, laboratory grown diamonds, diamond spectroscopy, and the top 3 precious gemstones: ruby, sapphire, emerald.Lets's Go