During the Natural Color Diamond Association panel on synthetic diamonds at the JCK show two weeks ago, Jewelers Vigilance Committee president and CEO Cecilia Gardner said something I found quite surprising: Calling a lab-grown diamond eco-friendly might not be permissible under the Federal Trade Commission’s standards for so-called green claims. That lab diamonds are eco-friendly is a regular contention from diamond growers. A rotator slide on the front page of Gemesis’ site declares… …read more

Source: JCK Online Cutting Remarks – Diamond Industry News – Rob Bates