Diamond Industry News
GIA To Grade Synthetic Diamonds
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has announced that it will soon start grading synthetic diamonds for the first time.
Drilling Must Be Disclosed
The ongoing debate on whether or not jewelers need to disclose laser-drilled diamonds and other treated gems is over.
UV Test Helps Fingerprint Blue Diamonds
The famed Hope Diamond glows a mysterious red when exposed to ultraviolet light, a finding that scientists say can help them "fingerprint" blue diamonds and tell the real ones from the artificial.
How Diamonds Help The People Of Africa
"The diamond industry is vital to the Southern African economy"- Nelson Mandela
Diamonds Provide Clues to Earth's Development
Diamonds are helping geologists unravel clues about how the earth's precious metal mineralization was formed and why diamonds and some of these metals are found in only a few places around the world.