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BBB Accredited Business since 06/01/2008


Phone: (866) 543-3436Fax: (847) 299-5966View Additional Phone Numbers836 Arlington Heights Rd, #311, Elk Grove VillageIL 60007-3667 Send email to LifeGem

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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 06/01/2008

BBB has determined that LifeGem meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised LifeGem's rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints Summary

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Problems with Product / Service1
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 03/04/2008Business started: 01/01/2001New Owner Date: 01/01/2001
Type of Entity


Incorporated: September 2001, IL

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Dean VandenBiesen (Vice President)
Business Category

Funeral Related Services, Jewelry Designers, Monuments, Jewelers - Retail, Jewelry Manufacturers

Products & Services

The LifeGem® is a certified diamond created from the carbon of a deceased one (after Cremation) as a memorial to their life, or as a symbol of a bond with another.

Alternate Business Names
International Research & Recovery Corp.
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