Diamonds in Canada
This article chronicles the discovery of primary diamond deposits throughout Canada, whose increasing supply of rough stones will have a growing impact on the world diamond industry.
CVD Synthetic Diamonds from Gemesis Corp
An examination of the gemmological and spectroscopic properties of CVD synthetic diamonds from Gemesis Corp.
Diamond Sources and Production: Past, Present and Future
Diamond production’s future appears to belong less to Africa and more to Australia, Canada and the Russian Federation, according to this overview of geologic trends in the industry.
A Visual Guide to the Identification of Filled Diamonds
This article illustrates the various features in filled diamonds and explores the best techniques for examining them.
Discovery and Mining of the Argyle Diamond Deposit, Australia
Australia’s Argyle mine has set records for volume since its establishment in 1983, and is additionally noted for its rare pink diamonds.
The Rise to Prominence of the Modern Diamond Cutting Industry in India
this article reviews the rise of the modern diamond cutting industry in India and its impact on the world diamond trade
The Gemmological Properties of the De Beers Gem-Quality Synthetic Diamonds
Examination of a group of 14 brownish yellow, yellow and greenish yellow synthetic diamonds reveals distinctive gemmological properties.
A Review of the Political and Economic Forces Shaping Today’s Diamond Industry
Political upheavals and technological advances, as well as changes in social and governmental attitudes and initiatives, have produced major and ongoing changes in the diamond industry.
Global Rough Diamond Production Since 1870
Historically, global rough diamond production has fluctuated greatly due to a myriad of causes, many of which are explored in this article.
Identification of Synthetic Diamond Grown Using Chemical Vapour Deposition (CVD)
This article presents information about the CVD process, the history of its development, and properties that differentiate the resulting synthetic crystals from natural diamond.