2019
Lab-Grown
Diamond
Report

Grown Age: Jewelry Retailers on the Man-Made Diamond Market

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You’ve Got It Man-Made: Lab-Grown Diamond Jewelry for Everyone

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Grown Age: Jewelry Retailers on the Man-Made Diamond Market

Retailers are seeing increased demand and very few drawbacks to selling lab-grown diamonds. Is this the dawn of a détente between supporters of mined versus man-made gems, or simply a temporary cease-fire? The jewelry industry’s long-standing fear of lab-grown diamonds appears to be rapidly disappearing. Instead of complaining about the potential damage nontransparency could wreak…

How to Talk (Correctly!) About Lab-Grown Diamonds

When it comes to lab-grown diamonds, you don’t want to get too creative with language. Here’s a refresher on the lingo (and legalities). In 2018, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) concluded a major overhaul of its Jewelry Guides, including its recommendations on lab-grown diamonds. Many in the lab-grown community, with some validity, hailed the changes…