Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) August 29, 2011
Pieter Andries, Creators of Fine Jewelry, in Southlake, Texas, earned the Accredited Gem Laboratory certification from the American Gem Society (AGS), an association of professional jewelers in the United States and Canada. According to AGS, only 500 gem labs in North America have earned this prestigious certification.
The Accredited Gem Laboratory certification confirms the facility is equipped with the most advanced gemological equipment including a binocular microscope; a set of five American Gem Society master diamonds for color grading purposes; gem-testing equipment for identification of gemstones, their synthetic counterparts, imitations and treatments; and a comprehensive gemological library. In addition, the onsite laboratory is lead by Pieter Andries, a certified gemologist appraiser.
“I take tremendous pride in our onsite laboratory because of both the technology and expert craftsmanship we offer to customers,” Andries explains, whose Southlake, Texas custom jewelry store offers the area’s largest selection of loose diamonds. “This accreditation is a testament to our ability to offer both the finest service and product."
For more information about Pieter Andries, Creators of Fine Jewelry, call 800-233-3459 or go to http://www.pieterandries.com.
About Pieter Andries, Creators of Fine Jewelry
Whether it is a redesign or a dream about to become a reality, the creative design expertise that Pieter Andries has cultivated over 40 years, as a Master Goldsmith and American Gem Society Certified Gemologist, is reflected in each of his creations. Skilled professional craftsmen work under the direction of Pieter Andries utilizing state-of-the-art equipment and design technology to create a masterpiece of perfection and beauty – including diamond engagement rings, wedding bands and custom jewels. Offering the largest selection of rare, conflict-free diamonds in North Texas, Pieter Andries guarantees customer satisfaction of every piece of jewelry he creates. At Pieter Andries, it’s all about you! For additional information, call (800) 233-3459 or go to http://www.pieterandries.com.
About American Gem Society
The American Gem Society, an association of professional jewelers, is dedicated to proven ethics, gemological knowledge and consumer protection. The organization, founded in 1934, is considered the standard of excellence in the jewelry industry. Members are held to high ethical standards in the industry and are recertified annually to maintain their AGS title. For more information, go to http://www.americangemsociety.org.