“A better understanding of the issues surrounding synthetic diamonds will help dispel some of the needless panic and confusion. Helping to cope with the issue of undisclosed mixing of synthetic diamonds with parcels of natural goods,” said GSI CEO Mark Gershburg.
A parcel of a few diamonds came to GSI for testing. Size of diamonds ranges from 0.40 – 0.70 Cts. Diamonds graded as high clarity and near colourless, but some were lab grown. Natural diamonds and laboratory grown diamonds have nearly identical properties.