Archive for the 'Cultured Diamonds' Category

What Can Dull the Brilliance of a Diamond?

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Once there was a sensational article published on Wired.co.uk dedicated to synthetic diamonds. Quite provocative yet with lots of proofs and an impossible-to-doubt interview, it turned into a mind-changing information for diamond jewelry experts and mere customers. This is a reliable portal, so when we come across any new article there we can’t help sharing [...]

No Synthetic Diamonds — No Achievements in Information Technologies

Monday, May 13th, 2013

As diamonds are a miracle of nature, so synthetics are a triumph of science – while the De Beers Diamond Trading Company is responsible for discovering the miracle, it’s branch known as Element Six is in charge of providing enough synthetic diamonds for scientific needs. Synthetics are known to cover a wide spectrum of realms [...]

Benefits of Synthetic Diamonds

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

When synthetic diamonds are concerned they are usually compared with mined stones and it seems one can’t exist without the other. Much can be said about the technology applied to produce synthetic diamonds, but this is the result that is of a great interest for most of the customers. Since the laboratory conditions are close [...]

Present-Day Analogy: Synthetic Diamonds vs Natural Diamonds, iPad vs Android Tablet

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

For some people the issue of synthetic diamonds is still disputable regardless of abundance of all that information stored in the internet concerning them. Why is it so? The question is not that easy to answer. Maybe, because of a kind of cloak of mystery that surrounds natural diamonds and is specifically provoked by huge [...]

DIAFILM EA – the Life-changing Diamond Electrode

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Element Six, a subsidiary of De Beers, changing the future of sensing technologies by performing a unique product – DIAFILM EA. The main motivation for the creation of this solid boron-doped diamond electrode was that other electrode materials have very short lifespan: they were suitable for a single use only, what is not quite efficient. [...]

A New Name of an Old Company? Who is There Behind IIa Technologies?

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

There is another lab-growing manufacturer that has recently emerged on the market of synthetic diamonds. The name speaks for the produce — IIa Technologies specializes in the production of colorless diamonds. Though nothing was heard about this manufacturer before, it claims to have an 8-year experience in growing nearly flawless pure diamonds. How could it [...]

Continuing Growth Momentum of Synthetic Diamonds in India

Monday, March 25th, 2013

We’ve already touched the topic of diamond market situation and its prospects worldwide but this time we are to focus on Indian jewelry market since India is known as the largest market of diamonds where these precious stones are mined, then cut and transformed into the most beautiful and precious gems in the world. Till [...]

Briefly About World Diamond Market

Monday, March 18th, 2013

About a couple of decades ago the overview concerning diamond market trends looked quite monotonous with minor deviations between supply and demand for diamonds and price tendencies. Once synthetic diamonds entered the marked and gave strong competition to natural stones, the topic for discussion turned into arguing speaking for one and blaming the other and [...]

The Larges Diamond Grown in the Lab. Here It Is!

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

It’s a known fact that lab diamonds are grown in the conditions similar to natural where high pressure and high temperature are applied. This allows to get real diamonds that visually and chemically resemble natural stones. Now it’s easy to explain such a large demand for them. But this is the problem with lab diamonds [...]

Forewarned is Forearmed: Identifying Lab Grown and Treated Diamonds

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Progress doesn’t stand still. On the one hand, it allows to discover previously unknown materials to solve previously inextricable problems, yet, on the other hand, it has its bad sides, too. But in case with synthetic diamond this is quite a dilemma to decide which side to lean on. The good side is that lab [...]

GemBox RFID Scanner

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

iamond Services Ltd. is the Hong Kong company well known among jewelers and diamond collectors due to its helpful devices. The latest one is the DiamaPen, the device that helps to identify HPHT and CVD diamonds. The main benefit of this magic wand is a low price and effectiveness. Now when you decide to buy [...]

“Heart” Diamonds to Mend a Broken Heart

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Diamonds are known to melt the heart of a presentee but there is a new recently revealed property of them – to mend the heart. But these are not diamond gems we are speaking about, these are ultra small nanodiamonds that are specifically created for various purposes now including the biomedical sphere. More about nanodiamonds [...]

Harder Than Diamonds? What is it?

Friday, January 18th, 2013

When Friedrich Mohs was working on the scale of mineral hardness he took 10 various minerals but only one was a standard – diamond. The hardest ever known substance in the world that gets #10 position on Mohs’ scale is diamond. This is absolutely unique mineral of unbelievable hardness, just in order to illustrate this [...]

CVD Diamonds Are Conquering India Now

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Probably in such issues as national economic growth or standard of living India is far from being in top, but when it concerns diamonds precisely diamond mining, cutting, polishing and anything else associated with diamonds India has no worthy competitor in this field. Indeed, it is believed that first diamond was found in the ‘Country [...]

Can Synthetic Diamonds Become A Threat to Natural Ones?

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

One need to know the enemy’s face in order to resist him – this is the rule of life which can also be applied to diamonds. Though synthetic diamonds are far from being enemies but rather customer-, pocket- and environment-friendly gems, it’s better to have thorough knowledge of them. The case of 600 undisclosed synthetic [...]

Is This the Time for Synthetic Diamonds to Rule the Jewelry Market?

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

The news about synthetic diamonds competing with natural ones is not new actually but it wasn’t that talked about so far. The recent World Diamond Congress that was held in Mumbai, India in October 15 showed how serious this problem is now, especially it concerns diamond jewelry manufacturers who now suffer losses since more customers [...]

What Can Be Better Than Diamonds? Diamonds Made By Washington Diamonds Corp.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

As it turns, out supply and demand is the economic model of not solely price determination in a market but of how many manufacturers of this or that product appear on the market to satisfy the demand. Speaking about synthetic diamonds branch, the number of diamond-growing labs is constantly increasing, what can be a sign [...]

4Cs of Diamonds: Cut

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

“Measure twice and cut once” is the rule that works for many occasions including diamonds. Even though diamonds are always associated with brilliance and shine the way they look like that depends on how they are cut. Only in hands of a skillful master a dull raw stone turns into a radiant gem. Before we’ve [...]

Pursuit of the Best Technology to Detect Diamonds?

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Alongside diamond creating companies offering CVR and HPHT gems as well as producers of diamond-like jewelry, there seems to be a range of manufacturers competing for producing best diamond detecting device. The need of it is obvious: the buyers of natural diamonds must be sure they are paying for the right product, while those opting [...]

Choosing the Setting For a Diamond Ring

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

When Mark Twain said his now-known quote “Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable”, probably the last thing he thought about was diamond rings. As statistics say, more than 80% of brides in the U.S. get diamond engagement rings, so it’s easy to conclude that diamond rings are the most sold jewelry in America. [...]

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