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The diamond grading process will use QR codes instead of printed certificates, accessible via the institute’s Report Check portal by scanning the code or by inputting the assigned inscription number.

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GIA adopts new method of diamond certification

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has announced it will soon issue digital grading reports instead of paper certification and launch an AI-based diamond inscription matching service. Read more »

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The Great Diamond Debate: Round II

A lot has happened since our last Great Diamond Debate. In the last 12-months, the continuing brouhaha concerning natural versus lab-grown diamonds has become complex, turning into a latter-day ‘land grab’ for the hearts and minds of consumers. Read updates from industry leaders around the world weigh in on the debate. Read more »
Everledger has upgraded its diamond and gemstone traceability platform as supply chain transparency becomes a key issue in the jewellery industry.

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Australian-led start-up launches new blockchain platform

Everledger, a technology development business founded by Australian entrepreneur Leanne Kemp, has upgraded its blockchain platform, which is designed to ensure transparency in the jewellery industry from mine to retailer. Read more »

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The Great Diamond Debate

Six months after De Beer’s surprised the international jewellery industry by entering the synthetic diamond market, we explore whether the decision was a strategic move to ensure competitor innovation did not become blanket disruption or whether De Beers finally saw the light and realised lab-grown diamonds are not a menace after all?

Perhaps it’s even a little bit of both, or perhaps it doesn’t really matter anyway!

Our Great Diamond Debate might help you decide. Read more »
The definition of diamonds has been changed in the US Federal Trade Commission's guide books

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Diamond definition amended to include synthetics

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has amended its definition of “diamond” to include the synthetics, a move that synthetic diamond laboratories have applauded, while diamond miners and manufacturers are not impressed. Read more »
The GIA discovered a natural-synthetic composite. Image courtesy: GIA, Sood Oil (Judy) Chia

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GIA uncovers natural diamond with synthetic ‘overgrowth’

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has uncovered a natural diamond with a blue synthetic coating, and has warned that other ‘hybrids’ might be on the market. Read more »

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Diamond grading games: the search for consumer confidence

In the wake of the international controversy regarding diamond ‘over-grading' and the subsequent banning of EGL reports, GARRY HOLLOWAY presents solutions that would better serve the industry and build real consumer confidence. Read more »

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Is the diamond grading system flawed?

Do current diamond grading certificates mislead consumers by not accurately reflecting the quality and beauty of each stone? Jeff Salton investigates if it’s time the industry developed a better grading system. Read more »

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Choosing a beautiful diamond

What makes a diamond beautiful and what makes it sparkle? GARRY HOLLOWAY offers advanced information for those with an existing understanding of diamond properties on how to choose a beautiful diamond. For a more basic run-down on selecting a diamond, click here: Buying A Diamond. Read more »

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