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DPA Grades Scanners for Synthetic Melee
An official industry-wide project to test lab-grown detectors has expanded its efforts to melee, a segment of the market highly
News Aug 06, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Lark & Berry
Lab-Grown Retailer Hires Exec for US Push
UK-based synthetic-diamond-jewelry retailer Lark & Berry has hired Paul Ziff as its brand manager for North
News Jul 31, 2019 Rapaport News
Lab-grown rough diamond
India Differentiates Synthetics Imports
India has introduced an import classification code solely for lab-grown rough diamonds, enabling the industry to keep
News Jul 14, 2019 Joshua Freedman
JCK lab grown
JCK Lab-Grown Section Shows Rising Demand
At JCK Las Vegas, lab-grown-diamond exhibitors have mushroomed nearly as much as opinions about the stones themselves. To accommodate
News Jul 10, 2019 Jennifer Heebner
Podcast June 2019
Podcast: Lightbox – the Synthetics King?
On the first anniversary since the launch of Lightbox, Rapaport’s Avi Krawitz sat with managing director Steve
News Jun 05, 2019 Avi Krawitz
MR
RapNet Members Say ‘No’ to Synthetics
The RapNet community has voted overwhelmingly against introducing services for the lab-grown-diamond sector. Members voted
News Jun 03, 2019 Rapaport News
Aleah Arundale
Lab-Grown Ban Splits Opinion on Facebook
An influential online community for jewelers has banned sales of lab-grown diamonds, prompting fierce debate on social media.
News May 30, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Frederick Goldman
Frederick Goldman Opens Lab-Grown Site
Frederick Goldman has launched a lab-grown manufacturing center in Mexico as part of its new jewelry supply business. Jewelry
News May 20, 2019 Rapaport News
James Allen synthetic
Signet Enters Lab-Grown Market
James Allen has launched sales of lab-grown diamonds, marking parent company Signet Jewelers’ entry into the
News May 05, 2019 Rapaport News
FTC
FTC Issues Warnings to Synthetics Sellers
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has sent letters to eight companies selling lab-grown or simulated diamonds, warning
News Apr 03, 2019 Rapaport News
Lightbox
De Beers: No Need to Flag Synthetics Treatments
De Beers claims it doesn’t need to disclose treatments to its lab-grown diamonds, placing itself at odds with many synthetics
News Feb 26, 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
Alrosa rough
‘Diamonds and Lies’ Exposes the Real Fake
In the era of fake news and synthetic diamonds, it was a matter of time before the two would meet.
Analysis Dec 06, 2018 Avi Krawitz
JCPenney Richline Grown with Love
Major US Retailers Embrace Synthetic Diamonds
Lab-grown diamonds will feature at some of the largest US retailers this holiday season, with J.C. Penney, Macy’s
News Nov 01, 2018 Rapaport News
Chow Tai Fook Store
Chow Tai Fook Says No to Synthetics
Chow Tai Fook, Hong Kong’s largest jewelry company, has ruled out introducing a line of lab-grown diamonds
News Sep 16, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Swarovski 150
Swarovski Consolidates Its Lab-Grown Brands
Swarovski has transferred its lab-grown diamond line, Diama, to its Atelier Swarovski division as part of a restructuring of its
News Jul 16, 2018 Rapaport News
Pink Synthetic 150
GIA Grades ‘Largest’ Lab-Grown Pink
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has graded a 5.01-carat lab-grown diamond that, its producer claims, is the
News Jul 04, 2018 Rapaport News
Diamond Foundry 150
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
Scio
Scio Raises $1.6M to Fund Synthetic Diamond Development
Synthetic diamond producer Scio Diamond Technology Corp., raised $1.6 million in equity financing to fund further product
News Sep 10, 2015 Rapaport News
D-Research
Dharmanandan Research Debuts Detection for Lab-Grown Diamonds
Dharmanandan Research Centre (DRC) has introduced its new instrument to identify lab-grown diamonds. Called D-Secure, the
News Sep 07, 2015 Rapaport News
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