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

Do Synthetic Diamonds Pose a Threat to the Diamond Industry?

Posted by Shoshi Grossman on November 4, 2015

The natural diamond, formed over millions of years is unarguably a rare and valuable manifestation. What about the diamonds that are now being manufactured synthetically? Can these diamonds still be considered precious? Will they replace genuine diamonds in the hearts of our customers? Or are they considered a substandard substitute?

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Topics: About Diamonds, Diamond Awareness, Diamond Industry, Diamond Certification, Synthetic Diamonds

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