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AG&J Proposes Solution to Detecting Fraudulent Diamonds

AG&J Proposes Solution to Detecting Fraudulent Replicas of Certified Diamonds

RAPAPORT– Recent advances in growing and treating diamonds has garnered much public attention, yet relatively little has been published on the subject. AG&J has witnessed large and small companies pursing investments in HPHT / APHT / LPHT treatments, irradiation and especially technology for growing HPHT and CVD synthetic diamonds. Many companies are already in place and ready to capitalize on these new techniques and it is only the complexity and the sophistication of the technology that slows new investment.

This text will deal with the problem of identification and certification of diamonds when synthetic diamonds, larger than 2 carat, become common enough to sufficiently meet the needs of the market.

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