Melee-Sized Synthetic Diamonds: A Major Challenge for the Market and for Gem Testing Laboratories

Posted on July 1, 2012 by Thomas Hainschwang and Franck Notari

Even though HPHT grown synthetic diamonds have been produced since 1953 (first by Asea, today by ABB in Norway) they posed little concern to the gem market because of their high production cost, clarity issues…

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