Diamond industry leaders, the (SDA) and the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) will begin an awareness campaign in the diamond industry. They will focus on the various types of synthetic diamonds, and the identification and disclosure.
Detailed information on the various forms of synthetic diamonds including High Pressure High Temperature and Chemical Vapor Deposition will be provided.
Dealers, Jewellers and valuers in the industry are not able to differentiate between natural and synthetic diamonds. Leading to Lab grown diamonds being mixed in parcels with natural diamonds.
This has made it necessary to educate manufacturers and dealers, and bring awareness to the entire trade.
Natural diamonds will have the term Natural diamond on the certificate, or have a natural diamond report.