Lab-Grown

Webinar Promises Behind-the-Scenes Look at Diamond-Growing Process

Lab-GrownFeb 07, 2022

Webinar Promises Behind-the-Scenes Look at Diamond-Growing Process

Presented by GCAL and WD Lab Grown Diamonds, the webinar will include a Q&A session.

New York—The Gem Certification & Assurance Laboratory and WD Lab Grown Diamonds are teaming up for a webinar that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the process of creating and then certifying a lab-grown diamond, a session that organizers are calling a first of its kind.

“From Seed to Certification: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Diamond Growth and Certification Process” is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. EST.

WD’s Chief Process Officer Jonathan Levine-Miles will give a step-by-step overview of how the company grows its stones, from diamond seed selection to the stone’s atom-by-atom growth within the chamber to polishing.

Founded in 2008, the company distributes diamonds under the WD Lab Grown Diamonds and Latitude brands.

It specializes in producing high-quality, “as grown” (untreated) diamonds and was the first diamond company in the world to be sustainability rated and to achieve a “100% Climate Neutrality” seal from SCS Global Services.

GCAL Chief Operating Officer Angelo Palmieri will walk webinar attendees through the lab’s process of grading a man-made diamond, including assessing its make and light performance, creating its digital GCAL certificate, registering its Gemprint fingerprint, and making 360-degree videos.

The GCAL team will then wrap up with an overview of how they work with SCS Global Services.

A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations by Levine-Miles and Palmieri.

The webinar will take place on Zoom. To register, visit this page.

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