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Mining site at Zahamena National Park, Madagascar
The Color of Responsibility: Ethical Issues and Solutions in Colored Gemstones

Examines the challenges of ethical sourcing and production of colored stones, and what some industry leaders are doing to address the situation.

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Gem Treatment Disclosure and U.S. Law

In recent years, the obligation to fully disclose all gem treatments has changed from a mere ethical responsibility to a legal one.

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An Era of Sweeping Change in Diamond and Colored Stone Production Markets

The diamond, colored stone, and pearl businesses have witnessed unprecedented change since the turn of the 21st century.

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Pegmatite Pits in Nigeria
Gem Localities of the 2000s

The past decade saw some impressive discoveries of diamonds and colored stones.

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The Ultimate Gemologist: A Tribute to Richard T. Liddicoat

On this occasion—the celebration of Richard T. Liddicoat’s 50 years guiding Gems & Gemology—it is fitting to review his enormous impact on the field of gemology.

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Mining Diamonds in the Canadian Arctic: The Diavik Mine

Located near the Arctic Circle, Diavik is one of the world’s richest diamond deposits and a leader in sustainable mining.

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Rough Diamond Auctions: Sweeping Changes In Pricing and Distribution

Examines the growing percentage of rough diamonds being sold through auctions, a shift that has caused price volatility while opening up supply to more manufacturers and dealers.

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Botswana’s Scintillating Moment
Botswana’s Scintillating Moment

Examines the history of diamond production in Botswana and the long-term outlook for beneficiation through value-added industries.

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