Category: Diamond Reports

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April 2018

Which Diamond? How the Diamond Buyer Decides

There are millions of polished diamonds in the world. Yet at the end of the day, each diamond buyer will eventually find the diamond that is just right for them. If you think about it for a moment, it’s almost like choosing a romantic partner. Given the sentimental association between love and diamonds, it’s a […]

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13
March 2018

What is the Diamond Journey? The 4 Stages from Rough to Polished

There’s a new trend in the diamond industry that you may have heard about. It’s called the ‘Diamond Journey’. It’s the story of the way a rough diamond is transformed to a polished diamond, which now waits patiently in the jewelry store display for its destined owner. Sounds romantic, right? And it is. Every natural […]

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29
January 2018

Digital, Accurate, Engaging: A New Era in Diamond Reports

Last week, Sarine Technologies announced the opening of the world’s first automated diamond grading lab, the Sarine Technology Lab. In recent years, retail technologies and diamond technologies have begun to merge, and to create a new kind of diamond purchase experience. In honor of the upcoming opening of the Sarine Lab, which is a truly […]

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10
January 2018

4Cs – A Quick Guide to Diamond Basics

Until the mid-20th century, there was no standard approach to assessing the quality of diamonds. This changed when, in about 1940,  Robert M Shipley, a jeweler who professionalized and revolutionized the jewelry industry in America, helped to devise the 4Cs grading system. The 4Cs system is based on grading of the diamond’s Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat weight. It […]

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06
June 2017

Retail Technologies: How They Help to Boost Sales

It’s no secret that the retail diamond industry is facing some tough challenges. From lab grown diamonds, to a booming second hand market, to online trends and large retail chains, it’s often the “mom and pop” brick & mortar stores that feel the full heat of the pressure.

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