Colorful World of Gemstone Investments

Investment portfolio of people who have exhausted all the usual options like stocks and real estate is now shifting towards Gemstones. While the financial...

A Gem-lab propagating Cubic-Zirconia as Synthetic!!!

Few days back,  a Gem-lab - Solitaire Gemological Laboratories (SGL) was inaugurated in Dubai. One of its director Mr. Chirag Soni made some preposterous statements...

Canadian Diamond Code of conduct – A guarantee for conflict-free diamonds

Deepak International, a diamond polishing company in Northwestern territories of Canada, bought rights to polar bear symbol of diamonds representing the territories sustainably mined diamonds,...

Recent heists call for global marking of diamonds

Recent diamond heists across the world are giving a jolt to the industry. In a sting operation carried out by multi-disciplinary team of law...

Engagement Rings: Scam or Timeless Symbol of Love

Recently, we came across a video, “Why Engagement Rings are a Scam”. The video has gone viral on social media especially facebook. What’s interesting...

The diamond growth story

Diamonds are most unique materials on earth, their unique properties such as hardness and thermal conductivity makes them suitable for industrial applications and properties...

Diamonds: how rare are they?

Diamonds have a unique and prominent place in the jewelry. Diamonds add to the glitter and glamour of any red carpet event. For years...

Fairtrade Diamonds: A possibility and opportunity

Mining is a hazardous activity that involves tough working conditions, strict regulations and handling of dangerous chemicals, depending on the geology and type of...

Diamond trade still grappling with issues

After implementation of Kimberley Process (KP) and other measures, several issues were believed to be controlled. But recent indicators from various sources hint at...

Need to bring artisanal diamond diggers into mainstream

The issues surrounding Blood diamonds sourced from conflict zones, unethical diamond mining practices, human rights violation and social damage are well known. However, at...

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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....