Diamond Prices evaluation remain a mystery

Diamond Prices
Buying gold jewelry is a straightforward process in that only the purity of gold and the benchmark rate for a particular purity grade are...

Dirty, Bloody Diamonds – HSBC leaks

Diamonds [Image Courtesy: Tamasin Ford]
Money laundering and other fraudulent activities in the diamond trade have been on rise. HSBC leaks not just confirms this but also reveals the...

Diamonds are getting stiff competition from other luxury goods

Diamonds, once considered as uber-luxury items that sparkled the imaginations and emotions of people worldwide, are now facing a stiff competition from other goods...

Ample and affordable Diamond detection machines galore

Even though the stories of diamond mixing have been revealed to be a farce, it is important that people in the diamond trade are...

A 278 million carats Demand-Supply Gap by 2050: Frost & Sullivan

In a recently released report, Frost & Sullivan has estimated that the global supply of mined roughs will fall to 14 million carats while...

The Historical Journey of Diamonds

[Image Courtesy: 'Koh-i-Noor' diamond, 7th May 1851 - 'The Great Exhibition'; The Guardian]
Derived from the Greek word – adámas, which means unbreakable, diamonds with their unparalleled hardness and optical luster always had a special place among...

Sell Diamonds as a Brand, Not as a Commodity

Even though the value of a diamond is determined by its quality, as certified by a grading laboratory, big players in the diamond industry,...

Diamond Grading – Reading between the Lines

Diamond grading is to a customer what the state of Nirvana may have been to Buddha, and meant to bring peace of mind. Laboratories grade...

Environmental cost of Mined Diamonds is alarming

Environmental cost
Mining as an activity has a huge detrimental impact on environment is an undisputable fact. To ensure that this highly profitable commercial venture remain...

Is Black the New White for Diamonds?

Liori Diamonds, a jewelry design house, has launched a new line of black-diamond jewelry for engagements and anniversaries. The company is aiming to set...

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FTC warns Lab-grown diamond companies – Misleading Ads or honest mistakes?

  Recently, US FTC (Federal Trade Commission) issued warnings to eight Lab-grown diamond companies for violations of nomenclature code of Lab-grown diamond in various advertisements....