April 22, 2022
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The investment supports a pioneering nature-based solution for sequestering carbon and increasing biodiversity, while supporting job creation and sustainable economic development in Namibia. De Beers will have access to potential carbon credits generated by Kelp Blue to complement the company’s core carbon reduction and removal strategies as it strives to be carbon-neutral across its operations by 2030.
February 7, 2022
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Fully Transparent Lab Grown Diamond Auction Runs Feb 15 – 17, 2022. 
January 10, 2022
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New York City: Smiling Rocks launches its latest collection for the charismatic gentlemen -Men’s Engagement Solitaire Rings collection studded in lab grown diamonds. It is available in 6 different rings designs with round and fancy diamonds.
January 5, 2022
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Antwerp, Belgium: The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world’s largest independent gemological laboratory, has named John Pollard Senior Director of Education.
November 18, 2021
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New York, NY: Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largest gemological organizations in the world, achieved SCS Global Gem Identification Verification Provider accreditation for its laboratories and offices around the world. All SCS-007 certified diamonds that are graded, scanned, and laser inscribed by GSI, and which have accompanying information on laser inscription, diamond dimensions, and carat weights, can carry the approved Sustainability Rated claim of achievements.
November 16, 2021
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New York, New York -- Internationally renowned jewelry designer, entrepreneur, mentor and podcast host, Tracy Matthews, has spent the last twenty-five years building three successful seven figure businesses. Inspiring owners to shift one’s mindset and become a Chief Visionary Officer, Matthews introduces practical applications for jewelers and makers looking to scale up. As founder of jewelry business accelerator, Flourish & Thrive Academy, Tracy has advised hundreds of designers, trademarking The Desired Brand Effect system, which helps designers bring their offline businesses online. “The Desired Brand Effect: Stand Out in a Saturated Market with a Timeless Jewelry Brand,” is Tracy Matthew’s first book, available for sale on November 9, 2021 on Amazon, in paperback, and on Kindle.
October 28, 2021
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Virtual Diamond Boutique (VDB) hosts the first-ever fully transparent lab grown diamond auction series.
October 19, 2021

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New York, NYGemological Science International (GSI), the leading gemological organization for major U.S. jewelry retailers, announced today the official launch of its new Assurance by GSI™ – a multi-faceted solution that offers various services for retailers. The new initiative includes an e-commerce fulfillment program and drop-ship service to consumers, as well as quality control for all new merchandise. 

October 12, 2021

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New York, NY — The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world’s largest independent gemological laboratory, is uniting the industry with a new campaign focused on carbon neutrality. “Jewelers On A Mission” invites eligible stores to complete a brief application describing why sustainability is important to their business and community. The winner will receive up to $5,000 in credits toward becoming carbon neutral and all participants will receive IGI’s playbook and roadmap to improving sustainability efforts. As the first gemological laboratory to commit to carbon neutrality, IGI recognizes the financial commitment such transformation requires and is honored to help a fellow “Jeweler On A Mission” take steps toward preserving the environment.

October 12, 2021
New York, NY - Fashion jewelry brand Brevani/Color Merchants is pleased to announce that it has achieved full certification by the Responsible Jewelry Council.

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