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Lightbox to Launch Rings and Bracelets
De Beers plans to expand its Lightbox product offering next year after observing strong consumer interest in its
News Dec 03, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Cards Aainst Humanity.
1.5ct. Synthetic Diamond Sells for $32
Cards Against Humanity, famed for its politically incorrect party games, sold a lab-grown-diamond engagement ring for
News Nov 28, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Bharat Diamond Bourse
Mumbai Exchange Mulls Lifting Synthetics Ban
Mumbai’s Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) is considering allowing synthetic-diamond trading on the exchange premises, its president told
News Nov 15, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Gassan Diamond factory in Amsterdam
CIBJO Won’t Bow to FTC Diamond Definition
The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) is likely to keep the word “natural” in its definition of diamonds for the
News Oct 11, 2018 Joshua Freedman
De Beers truck
De Beers Allows Deferrals at $505M Sale
De Beers’ sales slipped to $505 million at its seventh cycle this year as the miner allowed sightholders to refuse
News Sep 12, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Japan Lab Grown
Firm Launches Japan’s First Synthetics Production
A Japanese company claims to be the nation’s first producer of gem-quality lab-grown diamonds, aiming for an initial annual output
News Sep 02, 2018 Joshua Freedman
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Melee Parcel Contains Just One Natural Stone
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) found just one natural diamond in a melee parcel containing more than
News Aug 16, 2018 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
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Diamond Resources Might Not Be Forever
While it’s true that value comes from rarity, no natural resource lasts forever, and the rare
News Aug 14, 2018 Leah Meirovich
Podcast
Podcast: Synthetics, Swatch and the Summer
In the latest Rapaport Diamond Podcast, the team discusses the US Federal Trade Commission’s new guidelines for
News Aug 08, 2018 Rapaport News
Wave Ring
DPA Raises Concerns over Synthetics Marketing
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) is worried lab-grown diamond suppliers will use the new Federal Trade
News Aug 06, 2018 Rapaport News
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Martin Rapaport on De Beers’ Synthetics
De Beers’ decision to sell synthetic diamond jewelry raises important issues that are fundamental to the future of the
News Jul 04, 2018 Martin Rapaport
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De Beers’ decision to sell synthetic diamond jewelry raises important issues that are fundamental to the future of the
Analysis Jul 03, 2018 Martin Rapaport
Podcast 7
Podcast: What Happened in Vegas
The Rapaport editorial team analyzes De Beers’ synthetics launch, Martin Rapaport’s criticism of the miner’s disclosure rules,
News Jul 02, 2018 Rapaport News
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De Beers Begins Building $94M Synthetics Center
De Beers subsidiary Element Six has started work on its new $94 million lab-grown-diamond facility just outside
News Jun 28, 2018 Rapaport News
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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
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Diamond Foundry Lauds De Beers Synthetics Bid
De Beers’ entry into the lab-grown market represents a shift in consumers’ perception of synthetic stones, according to Diamond Foundry.
News Jun 03, 2018 Rapaport News
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Laser Firm Addresses Diamond Counterfeiting
A University of Oxford spinout has created laser technology that tackles counterfeiting of diamonds by placing a permanent mark on stones.
News May 30, 2018 Rapaport News
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How De Beers Sees Its New Synthetics Business
De Beers is launching a jewelry line featuring laboratory-grown diamonds — a venture that, according to CEO Bruce Cleaver, could eventually
News May 30, 2018 Joshua Freedman
DPA
Synthetics Not ‘Real,’ Say US Consumers
Some 68% of Americans don’t consider synthetics to be real diamonds, with most citing the fact that they
News May 22, 2018 Rapaport News
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