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Buying a Diamond: Spot the Fakes

As the market steadily moves away from conflicted diamonds and the demand for conflict-free and even lab-grown diamonds increases, it’s getting hard to keep track of the new and different kinds. Among newer varieties of diamonds, you are liable to be duped into buying a fake diamond in lieu of purchasing a new variety.


Luckily for us, Megan Willett writes about ways to tell a real diamond from a fake one. Here’s the article from Business Insider

5 Ways To Spot A Fake Diamond

One of the most common questions that gemologists are asked is how to tell the difference between a real diamond and a fake stone.

We spoke with Reyne Hirsch, a 20th-century decorative arts expert and consultant for the global online marketplace Lofty, about how to tell when a diamond is real, and when and why to take it to an expert. See full post here

REMEMBER: lab-grown diamonds are not nearly worth as much as naturally-occurring diamonds. So keep yourself educated on the market trends and the recent developments in diamond mining and manufacturing. Happy and careful buying to you all!

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I'm Nicole Taylor and I live in Bay Harbor Islands, Florida. I'm a jewelry lover. Jewelry is like the perfect spice, as it always compliments what's already there.

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