Seema A. Athavale – Chief Gemologist, GSI

Seema A. Athavale is Chief Gemologist at GSI, an independent gemological laboratory. GSI provides reliable, fast, professional gemstone identification and grading services to the global fine jewelry industry.

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Identifying Synthetic Diamonds In Parcels of Melee Sizes

Posted by Seema A. Athavale – Chief Gemologist, GSI on November 4, 2015

Star and melee diamonds are minuscule diamonds weighing a fraction of a carat, sometimes as small as 0.6mm. Given their tiny size and the fact that they are usually sold in parcels, these natural diamonds can easily be contaminated by undeclared man-made diamonds. How can you detect man-made in these smaller diamonds?

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Topics: Online Diamond Trading, Diamond Awareness, Diamond Industry, Diamond Supplier, Diamond Certification, Synthetic Diamonds

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