It has been my experience that copies (and scans) of the certs are
available from the OWNERS of the diamonds.
Large Diamond distributors list their stones on many venues: RapNet,
Polygon, BlueNile, etc. In order to do that, jpgs of the certs are
Several diamond wholesalers are now set up to add a "diamond search"
to your store’s website, listing their stones with copies of the
certs and links that make it appear like the inventory is YOURS.
Sadly when the same diamond is being offered by a number of
retailers (some with storefronts and some online only) the only way
to make the sale is by offering the stones with extremely low