DTCB lauds new synthetic diamonds detecting device

The recent unveiling of the first synthetic screening device for set jewellery, SYNTHdetect, by the International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a De Beers Group company, will boost consumer confidence, according to Diamond Trading Company Botswana (DTCB).

Synthetic diamonds, also known as man-made diamonds, are diamonds produced in an artificial process, as opposed to natural diamonds, which are created by geological processes.

DTCB corporate communications and CSI manager, Kago Mmopi told BusinessWeek that the launch of the screening device is a positive development in the diamond industry.

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