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Gravity Light – A Brilliant Solution for millions of people off the grid

We thought the pricescope community would be interested in learning about a brilliant initiative that will have impacts in communities in diamond mining areas as well as communities all over the world. When we sent a message to the Diamond Development Initiative recommending that this product might be synergistic for them, we received a very nice reply from Dorothée Gizenga, Executive Director of DDI saying “We believe there is merit in the initiative ‘gravity light’ and we need to discuss internally how best to approach this in our work.” You might say that it is a story about a different kind of light performance

Cleaning Diamond Rings

A close look at the different levels of cleaning a diamond engagement ring.

Interview with Dorothée Gizenga, Executive Director of DDI

JCK 2010 Interview with Dorothée Gizenga, Executive Director of Diamond Development Initiative

“The French Blue,” by Richard W. Wise, G.G.

Just imagine: A humble mapmaker’s son travels the ancient world, discovers fantastic treasures, rescues a damsel and rises to the highest levels of French aristocracy!

“The French Blue,” based on true events, recounts the remarkable voyages of Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, a 17th Century trader of precious gems best known for discovering the phenomenal 115 carat blue diamond which later became the Hope Diamond. The book’s author, Richard Wise, takes factual events and blends them with plausible speculation to create a long and delightful tale; rich in history, action and romance.

One consumer’s journey to the trade

This is the story of my journey to becoming a Diamond Designer...