Defining “Not Applicable”

By The FCRF Team | 11.04.16
Defining “Not Applicable”

After conducting a small survey among diamond wholesalers, we recognized an uncertainty in the trade regarding the term “Not Applicable”, which appears on GIA fancy color reports. Collectively, wholesalers felt that this term does not express a desirable attribute – but they could not clearly explain its implications.

We have found that for retailers, there was an obvious misunderstanding: many were unaware of the term’s true meaning and stated they refuse...

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