CVD Synthetic Diamonds from Gemesis Corp
An examination of the gemmological and spectroscopic properties of CVD synthetic diamonds from Gemesis Corp.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fingerprinting of Two Diamonds Cut from the Same Rough
With the information from a combination of tools now available, the sophisticated gemmologist can fingerprint a given stone.
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
Modern Diamond Cutting and Polishing
Over the last 25 years, the diamond-cutting industry worldwide has been revolutionised by sophisticated instruments that provide invaluable aid in the process of creating a polished gem.
A History of Diamond Sources in Africa: Part II
This article explores the mining developments and new diamond occurrences in Africa that led to many of the key concepts in modern geology.