The Sparkling Rise Of The Lab Grown Diamond

On a grey January morning in 2019 Meghan Markle emerged onto a London street on her way to a meeting. She wore a smart coat and heels, but it was not her clothing that caught the attention of the world. It was a pair of glittering drop earrings embedded with lab grown diamonds. It took…

Black Diamond Engagement Rings Growing in Demand

Although colorless diamonds are the most worldwide recognized in engagement rings, black and white diamond engagement rings are growing in popularity. Now regarded as “Fancy blacks,” naturally dark precious stones were historically held in low regard. There are only a few well-known black diamonds, such as the 67.50 Ct. Black Orlov also well-known as the…

IBM Introduces a Blockchain, Trustchain to Verify the Jewelry Supply Chain

You want to buy a beautiful necklace for that special someone, but how can you confirm it was mined and manufactured responsibly? Providing such information to consumers is not yet a common practice. Though diamonds in today’s jewelry market are much more likely to be conflict free thanks to the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, it…