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Comparing Certified Diamonds

The true test to evaluate a diamond is to visually compare it next to other diamonds. At the end of the day all the numbers, certificates and photos in the world mean nothing if you do not like the look … Continue reading

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What Are Certified Diamonds?

A certified diamond is a diamond that has been graded, tested and examined by a team of independent fully trained gemologists who then issue a Diamond certificate for that diamond. A diamond certificate is a blueprint of a loose diamond … Continue reading

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Buying Diamonds & Engagement Rings

Diamonds are big business across the globe and Australia in particular has a huge diamonds industry operated by dependable traders who are part of the Diamond Dealers Club of Australia. Not everyone who deals in diamonds is a member of … Continue reading

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Diamonds: Diamond Buying Advice

When you start to think about buying a diamond, you naturally will want the best diamond that you can afford and a beautiful stone you will treasure forever. Diamonds can be found in a range of shapes, sizes, qualities & … Continue reading

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AGS Begins Grading Oval Cut Diamonds

The American Gem Society Laboratories (AGS Labs) announced Wednesday that it will begin issuing cut grades for oval cut diamonds, effective immediately. This is the industry‚Äôs first cut grade for the oval cut, the lab said. In 2005, AGS Labs … Continue reading

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Historical Feature: What does HPHT really stand for?

The Diamond Alchemist ? By Virginia Halevi – THURSDAY, JANUARY 15TH, 2004 *** Changing the color of diamonds. Is it a process? Is it a treatment? Should it be considered a legitimate part of diamond manufacturing like irradiation, surface coating … Continue reading

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International Diamond Council Diamond Grading Laboratories

Independently Certified Diamonds Trustmark: A definitive mark that identifies diamonds independently graded to the highest certification standards.Where you see this trustmark, the diamond vendor will be providing you with an independently certified diamond, examined and graded by a qualified and … Continue reading

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