DMIA Helps to Prevent Synthetics

DiamondThe Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America (DMIA) called upon domestic and international organizations, grading laboratories, governments and law enforcement to join together in a serious and committed effort to prevent the leakage of synthetic, laboratory-grown diamonds into the natural diamond market.

There has been an increase in recorded incidences in the past couple of (more…)

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What Is A Synthetic Diamond?

Synthetic DiamondMany people wonder what the difference between natural and synthetic diamonds are. The most obvious difference between the two is that natural diamonds are found inside the Earth whereas synthetic diamonds are manufactured in a factory or laboratory rather than an mined underground. The common misconception is that these synthetic diamonds are ‘fake’. When in actuality the diamonds are still diamonds, (more…)

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Men Are From Mars, Women Are From PSR J1719-1438

Diamond Planet

Move over Cullinan Diamond – there’s something out there that will give you a run for your money. Way, way, out there in fact. Astronomers have spotted an exotic planet about 4,000 light years away in the constellation of Serpens, which is made mostly of diamond!

Under close examination of this planet, which has been named PSR J1719-1438, showed that it is comprised largely of carbon, yet because (more…)

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