Precious Metals Blog

Category: Jewelry Design

IIDGR & De Beers Group Release Screening Device for Synthetic Diamonds

Earlier this year, the International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a De Beers Group company, announced SYNTHdetect – a new type of screening device that jewelry and gemstone

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How the World’s Largest & Most Valuable Diamonds Form

It’s common knowledge that diamonds are created by the incredible pressure and heat deep below the surface of the earth – only becoming accessible after volcanic activity brings them closer to earth’s

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Scientists Discover how to make Harder Diamonds

For centuries, diamonds have been known for their incredible hardness. Now, researchers from the Australian National University have devised a way to synthesize diamonds that are up to 58% harder than

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How to Tell the Difference between Natural & Synthetic Gems

How to Tell the Difference between Natural & Synthetic Gems

A while back, a visitor to our storefront had a loose diamond he wanted to sell. We do not purchase diamonds, but one of our customers at our counter did, and he was interested. After examining the

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Crafting a Marketable Return Policy

A great return policy reassures customers and increases their confidence in buying from you. Here are some quick tips for creating customer-friendly return policies.

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Quick Checks to Suss Out Fake Gold

There are a number of low-tech tricks for spotting the difference of real gold and fake gold. Follow these tips from MGS to quickly test your gold.

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