IGI Finds Hundreds of Undisclosed SYNTHETIC Diamonds at Labs
Synthetic DIAMONDS are already very inexpensive and it's just a matter of time before their availability overwhelms expensive mined diamonds. I expect diamond mines will begin to be abandoned by 2014 and shortly thereafter the rest will close forever.
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>>> Gemesis’ lab-grown gems sell for about 20 to 30 percent less than naturals; depending on the supplier, the price differential might be even bigger than that. <<<
>>> There is nothing wrong with lab-grown gems. Indeed, it’s quite likely some consumers will prefer them to the natural. <<<