Jade & gems testing service & certification

About Raffles GemLab 萊 佛 士 宝 石 鉴 定 所
We operate a jade & gems testing laboratory.
Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) is available for routine testing of jadeite

Jade & Gems Testing involves 2 major steps:
Step 1 : Gem identification
Step 2 : Treatment detection

Please visit “RAFFLES GEMLAB” at YouTube for jade testing video.

Raffles GemLab provides the following gemological testing services to the general public :

  1. Jadeite jade testing
  2. Jewellery testing
  3. Ruby, sapphire, emerald and other gems testing
  4. Diamond grading/testing (for report verification only)

( Infrared Spectrometer ( FTIR ) is available for routine testing of jadeite)


Jade and gems testing is conducted by

Mr Gary Ong- Consultant Gemologist



Credentials and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering(B.Eng), National University of Singapore(NUS)
  • Diploma in Gemmology(FGA), Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A), England
  • Diamond Graduate(DG), Gemological Institute of America(GIA), USA
  • Certified Diamond Grader(CDG), HRD Institute of Gemmology, Belgium
  • Jewelry Design Certificate, Gemological Institute of America(GIA),USA
  • Synthetic & Treated Gem Identification Certificate, Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences(AIGS), Thailand
  • Registered Master Valuer(#0072509126), California Institute Of Jewelry Training,USA
  • More than 10 years experience as a private jeweller