Posts Tagged ‘lab grown diamonds’

Crank Up the Presses!

Saturday, December 7th, 2019

Recently, we examined an expensive pair of diamond earrings for a new client. She had purchased them from a local “Jewelry Mart” jeweler who provided this “appraisal.” We easily identified the center diamonds as lab-grown diamonds. Each stone had the wording “Lab Grown” and an ID number laser etched on the girdle. Notice the “DESCRIPTION” […]

Consumer Alert- Lab-Grown Diamond Ads

Saturday, April 6th, 2019

We have nothing against lab-grown diamonds, lab-grown emeralds, or any of the lab-grown stones available today. Although the focus of our gem business is for naturally occurring gemstones mined from the Earth, we sell lab-grown stones occasionally. For some consumers, they are a great choice — for example, we made a ring with a lab-grown […]

GIA iD100 Diamond Tester at Mardon Jewelers

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Mardon Jewelers just acquired the latest diamond testing device from the Gemological Institute of America, the GIA iD100. This desktop instrument uses spectroscopic technology to separate synthetic and imitation diamonds from natural diamonds. The GIA iD100 was developed to inform and protect both jewelers and consumers. Because of recent technological advances, laboratory grown diamonds are […]

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