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9ct. Synthetic Stone Sets ‘World Record’
WD Lab Grown Diamonds has created what it claims to be theworld’s largest known synthetic diamond made using chemical vapor deposition(CVD). The ideal-cut, round brilliant, 9.04-carat, VS2-clarity stonebroke the synthetic-diamond producer’s own previous world...
Polished Markets May 27, 2018 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Urges Promotion of Stones’ Russian Origin
Alrosa has encouraged its long-term clients to disclose theRussian origin of diamonds they buy from the miner. The company has urged its Alrosa Alliance members — clients thathaved a rough-buying contract with the miner...
Mining Mar 25, 2018 Rapaport News
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US Lab Creates 6ct. CVD Synthetic
WD Lab Grown Diamonds has created and sold a round, 6-caratsynthetic diamond that it claims is the first of its size and shape made usingthe chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technique. “We’re excited about our new...
Manufacturing Feb 01, 2018 Rapaport News
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Sarine Rolls Out First Grading Lab
Sarine Technologies will open its first technology lab inIsrael in February, offering advanced, automated gem services, the company said Sunday.The lab will supplyservices using Sarine’s automated technology for clarity and colorgrading...
Technology Jan 15, 2018 Rapaport News
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Hyped Synthetic Diamond Store Closes
Vrai & Oro, a subsidiary of lab-grown diamond producer Diamond Foundry, will be shutting its Los Angeles store after onlysix months in business, the online jewelry retailer announced in a blog postlast week. Founder and creative...
Retail Jan 14, 2018 Rapaport News
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Charles & Colvard Introduces Branded Colorless Moissanite
Retailer Charles & Colvard, Ltd. is expanding its moissaniteproduct line with the addition of Forever One, the company's first colorless(D-E-F) grade of the lab-grown gemstone. They are marketed as sociallyresponsible and available at a fraction of the...
Retail Sep 10, 2015 Rapaport News
GIA Plans 2016 Opening for Synthetic Research Center
GIA expects to open a diamond synthesis facility in New Jersey in January, Tom Moses, GIA executive vice president and chief laboratory and research officer, told participants at Israel’s International Diamond Week on Sunday.The site is planned...
Manufacturing Sep 01, 2015 Rapaport News
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Pure Grown Diamonds Appoints Curtis Lowrey as National Director of Brand Training
Synthetic diamond manufacturer Pure Grown Diamonds has appointed Curtis Lowrey as national director of brand training. Lowrey is a co-founder of Independent Gemological Laboratories. The lab will continue to operate under new management following Lowrey’s departure....
Polished Markets Aug 09, 2015 Rapaport News
Mumbai Bourse Suspends Member for Selling Undisclosed Synthetic Diamonds
The Bharat Diamond Bourse suspended the membership of VSM Diamonds Private Limited and a number of individuals connected to the firm after finding that they had traded synthetic diamonds without making proper disclosures.Consequently, the...
Polished Markets Aug 04, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
HRD Discovers Hard-to-Detect Synthetic Rough Diamonds: Quick Take
Producers are now able to create synthetic rough diamonds in shapes identical to natural rough diamonds, HRD Antwerp reported on Friday.Until now, synthetic rough diamonds could be identified by their shape, which was cubo-octahedral if produced using...
Rough Markets Jul 13, 2015 Rapaport News
Scio Revenue Halves, Loss Narrows to $4M
Scio Diamond Technology said declining diamond sales and licensing income led to a 49 percent drop in revenue to $726,193 for the year that ended on March 31. The U.S. synthetic diamond producer said its net...
Retail Jul 06, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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Press Release: GECI Lab Responds to Latest Diamond Grading Challenge
Press Release: The researchers and analysts at GECI laboratory in Milan have reacted quickly to the serious suspicion of a new treatment that temporarily enhances the color of diamonds. Overnight, the Milan-based lab began an exhaustive and...
Polished Markets May 18, 2015 GECI
Press Release: GJEPC, IDI Inaugurate Diamond Detection Center
Press Release: The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) along with the Indian Diamond Institute (IDI) launched the Diamond Detection and Resource Center (DDRC) on April 3, 2015 at the Indian Diamond...
Technology Apr 06, 2015 GJEPC
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Press Release: IIa Technologies Opens Diamond Greenhouse in Singapore
Press Release: Singapore-based IIa Technologies, the world leader in grown diamond technology, today announced the launch of the world’s largest diamond greenhouse, a 200,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that has successfully conceptualized and developed a revolutionary,...
Technology Mar 18, 2015 IIa Technologies
India's Polished Diamond Exports +4% in February
India's polished diamond exports improved 4.4 percent year on year to $2.298 billion in February, according to preliminary data collected by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council. Polished imports fell 15.2 percent to $405 million,...
Manufacturing Mar 17, 2015 Jeff Miller
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India's Polished Diamond Exports Flat in December
India's polished diamond exports were flat year on year at $1.452 billion in December, according to provisional data collected by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council. Polished diamond imports jumped 16.1 percent to $441.6 million,...
Manufacturing Jan 20, 2015 Jeff Miller
Scio Diamond Successfully Completes Funding
Press Release: Scio Diamond Technology Corporation today announced it has closed $2.5 million in growth funding from Heritage Gemstone Investors (HGI) to double production of its lab-grown diamonds and refinance debt. In addition, the two...
Technology Dec 22, 2014 Scio Diamond
India's Polished Diamond Exports +11% in November
India's polished diamond exports jumped 10.8 percent year on year to $1.559 billion in November, according to preliminary data from the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council.By volume, exports rose 41.8 percent to 2.59 million...
Manufacturing Dec 18, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Fiancé Proposes With Pure Grown Diamond to Support Conflict-Free Gems
Press Release: As Southern University's Marching Band formed human letters spelling-out, "Marry Me," a special half-time squad rolled-out a enormous Pure Grown Diamonds gift box to mid-field where alumnus Calvin Mills, Jr., proposed to Brittany...
Marketing Dec 02, 2014 Pure Grown Diamonds
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India's Polished Diamond Exports +11% in September
India's polished diamond exports rose 11.2 percent year on year to $2.664 billion in September 2014, according to provisional data provided by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council. By volume, polished exports increased 9.2 percent...
Manufacturing Oct 27, 2014 Jeff Miller
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