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GIA Unveils New Lab-Grown Reports
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has launched its new grading reports for lab-grown diamonds, offering
News Oct 15, 2020 Rapaport News
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IGI Grades Record Black Lab-Grown Diamond
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) recently graded a 116-carat, black synthetic diamond that ranks as the largest
News Oct 01, 2020 Rapaport News
IGI pink and yellow 150
Lab-Grown Diamond Morphs from Yellow to Pink
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) recently graded a 10.06-carat, fancy-vivid-pink lab-grown diamond that had previously been
News Sep 02, 2020 Rapaport News
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GIA Now Able to Screen Fancy-Shaped Melee
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has expanded its melee-screening capabilities, with the organization now able
News Aug 24, 2020 Rapaport News
Lab-grown rough diamond
GSI to Flag Treatments in Lab-Grown Reports
Gemological Science International (GSI) has launched a new grading report for synthetic diamonds that states whether
News Mar 15, 2020 Rapaport News
GSI treated diamond
Lab Spots New Method for Masking Synthetics
Gemological Science International (GSI) is urging extra diligence after receiving a lab-grown diamond bearing a treatment generally only
News Feb 25, 2020 Rapaport News
GIA
GIA Suspends Sealing Service
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has halted its diamond-sealing service after fraudsters tampered with packets
News Jan 19, 2020 Rapaport News
GIA HPHT
Undisclosed Green Synthetics Raise GIA Eyebrows
Twenty-five undisclosed lab-grown diamonds have turned up at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) — including several with a rare
News May 26, 2019 Rapaport News
Sarine
India Credit Slowdown Squeezes Sarine Profit
Sarine Technologies posted a loss in the first quarter as credit problems in the Indian manufacturing sector led to softened
News May 20, 2019 Rapaport News
GIA
GIA Aligns Lab-Grown Reports with FTC Standards
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has updated the language in its lab-grown-diamond certificates to conform to the recent
News Mar 31, 2019 Rapaport News
CIBJO
CIBJO Calls for Synthetics Treatment Disclosure
The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) has specified the need to disclose treatments when it comes to both natural
News Mar 17, 2019 Rapaport News
Irradiated melee
GIA Spots CVD Stone in Parcel of Treated Melee
In a rare case, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has discovered an irradiated chemical vapor deposition (CVD) diamond
News Feb 10, 2019 Rapaport News
GIA
GIA Sheds Light on De Beers’ Synthetics
Two white lab-grown diamonds from De Beers’ Lightbox brand have G color and VS clarity, the Gemological Institute
News Feb 07, 2019 Joshua Freedman
GIA mistaken
‘Lab-Grown’ Diamond Turns Out to Be Natural
A client of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) wrongly submitted a natural diamond as a lab-grown stone, the organization said.
News Feb 06, 2019 Rapaport News
Diamond swapping
Trade ‘Blind to Diamond-Swapping Threat’
Diamond dealers are failing to protect themselves against stone-swapping, and are instead waiting until an expensive loss
News Aug 15, 2018 Joshua Freedman
GIA 150
GIA to Hold Synthetics Detection Seminars
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will offer a series of seminars this year on advanced detection of lab-grown stones.
News Jun 06, 2018 Rapaport News
GIA 150
GIA Spots Treatment Fraud with 6ct. Polished
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has uncovered a treated diamond carrying a false inscription that fraudsters had
News May 30, 2018 Rapaport News
IIDGR
Labs Refute Claims HPHT Escaping Detection
Major gemological laboratories have rebuffed claims that detection machines are failing to spot synthetic diamonds that
News Apr 25, 2018 Leah Meirovich
GIA synthetic inscription forgery
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
De Beers IIDGR synthetics equipment
De Beers to Launch Synthetics Checker
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR) will unveil its latest synthetics detection equipment
News Sep 01, 2016 Rapaport News
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