Jewelry Knowledge Quiz: Lab-Grown Diamonds
Jewelry Knowledge Quiz: Lab-Grown Diamonds
How much do you know about the stones that have been generating so much conversation in recent years?
When a company says it is growing diamonds using the “CVD” process, what does that mean, actually?
Which company grew the first gem-quality lab-grown diamonds, and where in the United States is De Beers making them now?
Test your knowledge of these man-made gems with this nine-question quiz below, and please revisit our April test on natural diamonds
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NDC and Lorraine Schwartz Announce New ‘EDDI’ Class
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Diamonds Do Good Names 10 to Board of Directors
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PGI’s New Portal Wants to Teach You About Platinum
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Tiffany Buys 35 of the Last Diamonds Recovered From Argyle
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WJA Announces New International Board Members
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Melanie Grant Named Executive Director of RJC
She has more than 20 years’ experience in watches and jewelry, and says sustainability is the “greatest single issue” facing the industry.
AGTA Forms Committee to Standardize Industry ‘Sustainability’ Terms
Its focus are words like “sustainability,” “ethics,” and “responsible sourcing.”
10 Jewelry News Stories You Might Have Missed
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Quality Gold Acquires Herco
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Piece of the Week: Loquet London’s Lunar New Year Charm
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Holiday sales fell short of the National Retail Federation’s expectations, rising only 5 percent year-over-year.
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The businesswoman and reality TV star paid nearly $200,000 for the “Attallah Cross.”
Signet Names New Jared President as Executive Shuffle Continues
Luxury retail veteran Claudia Cividino has stepped into the role.
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Designer Sarah Narici has created the most compelling jewelry personalization in recent years, writes Senior Editor Ashley Davis.