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Reality sets the facts; It’s Time to Talk about Lab-Grown Diamonds

Reality sets the facts; It’s Time to Talk about Lab-Grown Diamonds

Last Friday, the Belgian HRD gemological laboratory reported that synthetic diamond manufacturers can now produce synthetic rough in natural forms resembling an octagon. Less than a month ago, I addressed precisely this issue or, to be more exact – the immediate need for regulating the unreported lab-grown diamond industry. I warned against the penetration of unreported lab-grown rough stones into the natural rough diamond supply chain, and its potential implications within the industry including stakeholders and service providers. The ink has not yet dried and the threat is unfolding before us. 

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Antwerp and Diamonds: A Rocky Love Story

Antwerp and Diamonds: A Rocky Love Story

The diamond industry pipeline may look like a short and efficient journey, but the reality is far from it. The process starts with mining, then rough trading, manufacturing, jewelry setting and finally retailing. In this new article series, the entire diamond pipeline will be presented from one end to the next, with facts and statistics on the issues it faces.

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Dark Clouds Loom Over the Diamond Industry

Dark Clouds Loom Over the Diamond Industry

The diamond industry’s current situation feels worse than the 2008-2009 crisis and not without reason. One major difference is that the ‘08-‘09 crisis was due to external economic factors, while it seems that the current crisis is a combination of several internal industry factors, which can be summarized (in a nutshell) as follows:  

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World’s Top Diamond-Producing Countries

World’s Top Diamond-Producing Countries

The diamond industry pipeline starts with mining, then rough trading, manufacturing, jewelry setting and finally retailing. It may look like a short and efficient journey, however it is anything but that. In this new article series, the entire diamond pipeline will be presented from one end to the next, with facts and statistics on the issues it faces.

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Forging a Path Ahead for the Diamond Market

Forging a Path Ahead for the Diamond Market

Let us start by stating an unstated truth: The world has much less desire for gem quality diamonds. Consumer demand is shrinking and the $23 billion or so retail sales of yesteryear that the industry was used to are not taking place today. It is important to acknowledge that.

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