Bharat Diamond Bourse to Trade Lab-Grown Diamonds

December 31, 2020
The Mumbai bourse’s managing committee is outlining guidelines before the trading begins.

GIA’s Express Diamond Services Are Coming Back

November 12, 2020
Expedited grading will be available beginning next week in anticipation of the holiday season.

Gem-A Instruments Now Distributor for GemPen

November 12, 2020
The portable device can be used to test diamonds to see if they are natural or lab grown and can also be used on colored gemstones.

WD Lab Grown Diamonds Inks Sublicensing Agreements

November 2, 2020
The agreements grant Altr and Evolution Diamond access to WD’s patent portfolio related to lab-grown diamonds created via chemical vapor deposition.

Take a Look at Lightbox’s New $94M Manufacturing Lab

October 30, 2020
The new, 60,000-square-foot facility will produce 200,000 carats of lab-grown diamonds annually.

Lightbox is Headed to Blue Nile

October 29, 2020
The De Beers-owned lab-grown diamond brand is also cutting the ribbon on a new production facility just outside of Portland, Oregon.

GSI Offers Online Lab-Grown Diamond Course

October 26, 2020
The online course will cover the history of lab-grown diamonds, growth identification, detection, and more.

GIA’s New Reports for Lab-Grown Diamonds Are Out

October 15, 2020
They include the same color and clarity terminology the lab uses for natural diamonds, a change announced earlier this year.

Third Edition of Popular Book on Lab-Grown Diamonds Released

October 15, 2020
Authors Dusan Simic and Branko Deljanin also will be hosting webinars on lab-grown diamonds this fall.

De Beers’ Lab-Grown Diamond Brand Moves Into 28 More Stores

October 7, 2020
Lightbox now will be sold throughout the Midwest, as well as in California, New York and Canada.

Charles & Colvard Is Now Selling Lab-Grown Diamonds

September 16, 2020
The line, exclusive to Charles & Colvard, is called “Caydia.”

GIA Now Analyzing Fancy-Shaped Melee

August 27, 2020
It’s an expansion of the service GIA launched in 2016 to address concerns about lab-grown and treated diamonds being mixed into parcels of melee.

10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed

August 14, 2020
A big diamond find in Russia, another change from GIA, a sneak thief on the loose, and more.

GIA Is Changing Its Lab-Grown Diamond Grading Reports Again

August 13, 2020
Starting in Q4, the lab will use the same color and clarity terms as it does for natural diamonds.

AGS Labs Resumes Grading of Lab-Grown Diamonds

August 4, 2020
It will use the same color and clarity grading scales that are used for natural diamonds but add a special designation.

To Sell, Or Not To Sell: That’s the Lab-Grown Question

July 29, 2020
More and more companies sell lab-grown diamonds, forcing jewelers to decide: Should I carry them, or not?
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