We have heard a lot lately about recycled diamonds. At an informative discussion on trade-ins last week at the American Gem Society Conclave (ably summarized here), a retailer raised a loaded question: Must a jeweler disclose to a consumer if a diamond, or piece of jewelry, is pre-owned? Sure, retailers have to declare if a stone is lab-grown or treated—but whether it’s used? There doesn’t seem to be much industry consensus about this (other than, if the buyer asks, tell him the truth… …read more

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