ISLAMABAD : Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company (PGJDC) has established five full-fledged and well-equipped gem identification labs in different cities, to provide facilities of gemstone testing and diamond grading. In these Gem Identification Labs, diamonds and other precious and semi-precious stones are examined according to their colour, shape, cutting style, weight and measurements.

According to an official in PGJDC,reports are generated and certificates are issued to the customers of these Gem Labs. Gem Identification Labs are operational in the vicinities of Gem and Jewellery Training and Manufacturing Centers of Karachi, Lahore and Gilgit, and Gem Exchanges of Peshawar and Quetta.