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It is now possible to buy ethically sourced Zambian emeralds through partnership of Gemfields and Gübelin Gem Lab using Nano-Particle Technology.

EMERALDS CAN BE ETHICALLY SOURCED Gemfields has decided to tackle head on a big issue which has been plaguing the gem trade for a long time.  How to guarantee the emerald you bought is ethically sourced? Through the partnership with Gübelin Gem Lab, they came up with a very creative solution by using Gübelin’s new …

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How would I choose a diamond ring? – GIA Graduate Gemologist Opinion

How Should I Choose a Diamond Ring? For the last few years, I have custom made quite a few diamond engagement rings for locals, tourists and expats in Bangkok and most often the first question I am asked is ‘How should I choose a diamond ring?’. A perfectly relevant question it is, coming from someone who …

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What lab or certification is the best for checking your expensive ruby, sapphire or emerald?

BEST LAB TO CHECK GEMSTONES What is the best lab to check gemstones? Buying a high quality ruby, sapphire or emerald isn’t cheap, but how do you know the beautiful expensive gemstone you are buying is the quality you are expecting? As I have discussed in our previous blog posts, it is very important to …

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How to Buy or Value a Fancy (or multi) Colored Diamond?

HOW TO BUY FANCY COLORED DIAMONDS? – FANCY DIAMONDS ARE RARE Buying fancy colored diamonds is not easy.  Colored diamonds are one of the rarest and most fascinating gems in the market.  As there are so few of them available, it is very difficult to evaluate what should be the fair market price. These gems …

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Avoid buying conflict diamonds - CanadaMark & GIA certificate copy of 1.02 carat, G-color, IF-clarity Diamond

How to buy ‘conflict-free’ diamonds or avoid ‘blood diamonds’ when purchasing a diamond in Bangkok, Thailand?

AVOID BUYING CONFLICT DIAMONDS IN BANGKOK, THAILAND An important issue which has been affecting the diamond trade (and many other commodities) since the beginning is how diamonds have contributed in funding conflicts like civil wars, genocide and terrorism. With the power of media and internet we can now see many articles, documentaries and famous movies …

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How to get good deal for your diamond engagement ring? Check the quality of the side diamonds use in ring setting

Step by Step Comprehensive Guide: How to get the best deal for your diamond engagement ring

Best Deal For Diamond Engagement Ring Online Decision time! Picking and choosing the best deal for your diamond engagement ring online can be agonizing. Even if you have done your research, learned about ‘4Cs,’ and decided what you want, how should you check you got a good deal? Nowadays you can now get many price …

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Buy Gemstones Online - Rare 2.22 carats, Unheated and Untreated Pigeon Blood Burma Ruby

Buy Gemstones Online – Safe or Unsafe?

Buying gemstones online “should be” a lot easier now. With the internet, we can now buy multiple consumer products like smartphones, computers, clothes, watches, etc. Also with the World Wide Web, we can now buy gemstones based on a) Images b) Videos c) Third Party Certificates d) And other important specifications. So, with all the …

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How much does no oil emerald cost? Five No Oil Emerald Comparison

How much does it cost to buy a 1 to 3 carat untreated, no oil, 100% natural emerald from Zambia?

Continuing with the series in how much a particular gemstone should cost, today I will try to tackle another common question I get asked which is – “how much does a no oil, untreated, 100% natural emerald cost? Can you forward me a price list for these type of emeralds from 1 carat to 3 …

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How to buy a diamond online in Bangkok or anywhere else?

BUYING DIAMOND ONLINE IN BANGKOK Buying a diamond online today has never been easier.  There are now multiple websites providing free access to diamond inventory search lists, actual GIA (or other certificate) copies for each choice and beautiful finished ring images. Therefore, you can now just search and browse your ring choice and then buy …

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