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GIA Finds Synthetic Diamond with Forged Inscription
Fraudsters forged a Gemological Institute of America (GIA) inscription on a synthetic diamond to make it appear that the stone was
News Nov 13, 2017 Rapaport News
Lab-Grown Diamodn Jewelry
Diamond Foundry Opens Synthetics Store
Diamond Foundry, the San Francisco-based producer of lab-grown diamonds, is launching its first brick-and-mortar store on Friday. The
News Aug 17, 2017 Rapaport News
Praveenshankar Pandya GJEPC at IIJS 2017
New Diamond Panel Tackles Undisclosed Synthetics
A number of organizations have formed a committee to protect natural diamonds against the threat of synthetic ones, Praveenshankar Pandya,
News Jul 30, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Scio
Scio Diamond to Up Synthetics Production
Lab-grown diamond producer Scio Diamond Technology Corporation will boost its output of synthetic rough diamonds over
News Jul 12, 2017 Rapaport News
Pink GIA diamond CVD H4 defect
GIA Finds Baffling Flaw in CVD Diamond
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) doesn’t usually declare itself stumped, but a recent discovery of a flaw in a synthetic
News Jul 02, 2017 Joshua Freedman
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Hong Kong Dealers Face Random Synthetics Checks
Hong Kong’s diamond-promotion body plans to start checking wholesalers’ inventory for synthetics, as part of a program aimed at boosting
News May 22, 2017 Joshua Freedman
GIA hybrid diamond
GIA Spots Natural Diamond with CVD Blue Layer
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has found a natural diamond with a synthetic coating that tints it blue
News May 04, 2017 Rapaport News
Jonathan Kendall IIDGR
IIDGR to Roll Out Synthetics-Detection Course
A training course for synthetic-diamond detection will launch this spring in the US and India, courtesy of De Beers’ International
News Apr 30, 2017 Rapaport News
Susan Jacques
GIA Launches Synthetics Detector for Jewelry
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has unveiled a new machine for identifying synthetic diamonds, including stones
News Apr 18, 2017 Rapaport News
Melee diamonds
GIA Finds Significant Undisclosed Synthetics
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) recently uncovered an unusually large number of undisclosed synthetic diamonds mixed in with
News Mar 07, 2017 Avi Krawitz
AMS2
De Beers Unveils New Synthetics Detector
De Beers showcased an updated version of its automated melee screening machine, the AMS2, in Hong Kong on Wednesday, claiming
News Mar 01, 2017 Avi Krawitz
Sarine Clarity Uzi Levami
Sarine, GGTL Partner to Advance Diamond Grading
Sarine Technologies and GGTL Laboratories have agreed to work together to research new approaches to diamond grading and
News Feb 28, 2017 Rapaport News
Gareth Mostyn
De Beers Foresees Pleasingly Normal 2017
De Beers offered few surprises in its 2016 earnings, which were published on Tuesday and reflected what chief
Profiles Feb 23, 2017 Avi Krawitz
JeanMarcLieberherr
DPA to Scrutinize Synthetic Detection Machines
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) plans to audit synthetics detectors to help the industry navigate its way
News Feb 08, 2017 Joshua Freedman
Joseph Kuzi
Undisclosed Synthetics Reaching Epidemic Levels
The fact that there have not been major headlines screaming at the market about undisclosed synthetics
Profiles Jan 12, 2017 Avi Krawitz
GIA 5ct undisclosed synthetic
GIA Spots Undisclosed 5ct. Synthetic Diamond
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) reported the “largest” CVD synthetic diamond it has examined to date, after
News Oct 18, 2016 Rapaport News
synthetic diamonds
AG&J Unveils Synthetic Detection Technique
Analytical Gemology & Jewelry (AG&J) has applied to patent a method for detecting synthetic diamonds that it claims
News Sep 22, 2016 Rapaport News
alrosa
ALROSA to Sell Synthetic Detection Equipment
ALROSA partnered with a Russian federal institution to produce synthetic-detection devices, which the miner intends to start selling
News Sep 21, 2016 Rapaport News
Lockheed Martin Patent for 3D-Printing Diamonds Da
Lockheed Martin Files Patent to 3D-Print Diamonds
Aerospace company Lockheed Martin filed a patent for making synthetic diamonds from 3D printing. 3D printing can create
News Aug 21, 2016 Rapaport News
Gerald McGuire Scio Diamond Technology
Lab Diamond Grower Scio Widens its Losses
Scio Diamond Technology moved further into the red in the first fiscal quarter as management admitted its
News Aug 17, 2016 Rapaport News
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