Archive for the 'Diamond Simulants' Category

Synthetic and Simulant

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Synthetic and simulant are terminology used by the USBM for laboratory grown gemstones. Others in the gemstones industry may use different terms to refer to laboratory grown gemstones. Laboratory grown synthetic gemstones have essentially the same appearance and optical, physical, and chemical properties as the natural material that they represent. Synthetic gemstones produced in the [...]

The Study of Cubic Zirconia

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

The history of cubic zirconia… There is no synthetic gemstone on the market that has had a greater impact on the jewelry industry than cubic zirconia. “CZ” as it is sometimes referred to in the industry, came on the market around 1978. And the prices at first were quite high when compared to current price [...]

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