Presenter: Harold Dupuy, FGA, GIA GG
Join Harold Dupuy, vice president, strategic analysis of Stuller, Inc. for a presentation on laboratory-grown diamonds, the market, the screening devices and the facts.
The presentation will cover the following topics:
- Jewelry industry overview
- History, production methods and procedures
- Market share
- Consumer insights
- Screening vs. detection
- “Testing the Testers” – DPA’s ASSURE Project
- FTC Guidelines
- What’s a retailer to do?
- Q & A
Harold Dupuy, vice president of strategic analysis for Stuller, has had a multi-faceted career in the jewelry industry, ranging from executive leadership in a large public corporation to the operation of a successful independent store. A Fellow of The Gemological Association of Great Britain, GIA Graduate Gemologist®, and ASA Master Gemologist Appraiser®, Dupuy also owned and operated a private appraisal practice and gemological laboratory before joining Stuller 16 years ago. In his role at Stuller, Dupuy draws on his diverse background to analyze, anticipate and act on shifting currents in the international jewelry market.
This event is co-hosted with the AGS Michigan Guild.