Diamond and Jewelry News Roundup – June 2011

By Erika W.

From JCK: Synthetic Diamond Production Could Hit One Million by 2020

Lab-grown diamond production could hit one million carats by the end of the decade, Gemesis CEO Steven Lux announced at the GIA Symposium May 31. Read the article at JCK Online.

Synthetic Pink Diamonds
Synthetic pink diamonds posted by luckylux

Synthetic diamonds generally have the same chemical composition and crystal structure as natural diamonds. Synthetics should not be confused with simulants, which have different optical and physical characteristics. To learn more about synthetic diamonds please visit: Laboratory-Grown Diamonds /Man-Made Diamonds (MMD)

From Forbes: The $26,000 Diamond Blackberry

Alexander Amosu has unveiled a $20,000 Blackberry. Read the article at Forbes.

Amosu Diamond Blackberry
Amosu Diamond Blackberry

From Israel Diamond News: PhotoScribe to Showcase Social Media Jewelry

New laser inscribed barcode pendants from PhotosScribe connect people on Facebook. Read the article at israelidiamond.co.il.

From Rapaport: Tiffany Introduces the ‘What Makes Love True’ Website

Tiffany & Co. has introduced a new website and app titled What Makes True Love. “The website and app are designed as the go-to resource for romantics everywhere.” Read the article at Diamonds.net.

From Rapaport: De Beers Opens First Store in China

De Beers Diamond Jewellers (DBDJ) opened its first store on Mainland China as it looks to capitalize on growing consumer demand for diamonds in the country. Read the article at Diamonds.net.

From Israel Diamond News: South Africa Diamond Regulator Accepting Rough Diamonds from Zimbabwe

The South African Diamond & Precious Metals Regulator (SAD-PMR) has decided to accept imports of rough diamonds from Zimbabwe, the organization said this week in a communique. Read the article at israelidiamond.co.il.

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