There are several reasons why a diamond may be laser inscribed. It is routinely done by some gem certification laboratories who laser the gem report number onto the girdle of the diamond so that the laser number can be matched with the unique gem report number. This is important for the buyer because he can check that the inscribed number matches the report both before and after setting. Reputable dealers and jewellers will have no problem with the concept as it instils consumer confidence. Click on link for full article. Why laser inscribe a diamond complete