DSO Product Certification

A Certified Ethical Traders (CET) can issue a Certificate of Ethical Compliance (CEC) for their products and stock that meet the DSO Ethical Product Parameters listed below.

The CEC Product Certificate is designed to inform Customers about the ethical compliance and the ethical footprint of their purchase.

The CEC Product Certificate also certifies that the product has been tested and it is a natural gemstone (not synthetic/Lab-grown/treated).

DSO Ethical Product Parameters

DIAMOND – NATURAL LABORATORY CERTIFIED
Certificate Number: DSO/NM/LTC/KPCC

This Product Certificate is exclusive to and it can only be used by DSO Certified Ethical Trader in accordance with DSO Ethical Product Parameters.

A DSO Certified Ethical Trader can issue this certificate to inform Customers that the product is natural and it conforms to ethical standards.

This certificate can only be assigned to a diamond with the following parameters:

  • Natural Mined Diamond (tested)
  • Laboratory Tested and Graded (certified)
  • Ethically Sourced (it was sourced from a known licensed/certified supplier in compliance with international trade regulations and it invariably derived from a rough diamond that complies with Kimberley Process Certification Scheme)

[Long Code: Diamonds Standards Organization / Natural Mined / Laboratory Tested Certified / Kimberley Process Certification Compliant]

DIAMOND – NATURAL INDEPENDENTLY TESTED
Certificate Number: DSO/NM/NLG/KPCC

This Product Certificate is exclusive to and it can only be used by DSO Certified Ethical Trader in accordance with DSO Ethical Product Parameters.

A DSO Certified Ethical Trader can issue this certificate to inform Customers that the product is natural and it conforms to ethical standards.

This certificate can only be assigned to a diamond with the following parameters:

  • Natural Mined Diamond (tested)
  • Non Laboratory Graded (uncertified)
  • Ethically Sourced (it was sourced from a known licensed/certified supplier in compliance with international trade regulations and it invariably derived from a rough diamond that complies with Kimberley Process Certification Scheme)

[Long Code: Diamonds Standards Organization / Natural Mined / Non Laboratory Graded / Kimberley Process Certification Compliant]

GEMSTONE – NATURAL MINERAL CRYSTAL
Certificate Number: DSO/NT/NONHNT/NMC

This Product Certificate is exclusive to and it can only be used by DSO Certified Ethical Trader in accordance with DSO Ethical Product Parameters.

A DSO Certified Ethical Trader can issue this certificate to inform Customers that the product is natural and it conforms to ethical standards.

This certificate can only be assigned to a gemstone (Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby etc.) with the following parameters:

  • Natural (tested)
  • Non Laboratory Enhanced (Not Heated, Not Treated, No Oil)
  • Ethically Sourced (it was sourced from a known licensed/certified supplier in compliance with international trade regulations and and it invariably derived from a rough gemstone that was ethically sourced)

[Long Code: Diamonds Standards Organization / Natural Tested / No-Oil Non-Heated Non-Treated / Natural Mineral Crystal]