About the Author: Heather Chustz

Heather Chustz
Director of Diamond Merchandising

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Specialty Diamonds for Fashionistas

Explore hues that catch the eye with specialty diamonds

Amplify sophistication with chic, trendy specialty diamonds, the new darling of fashionistas and organic connoisseurs. Do these two groups agree on anything? Definitely — on these intriguing diamonds. Customers can choose from an array of conversation starters featuring distinctive colors, textures, and shapes. Many of these diamonds are rose cut, read more…

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Diamond Education: How to Choose the Right Diamond Screener?

Protecting the integrity of your inventory is paramount. Understanding the differences between testing and screening while using the most appropriate instruments for each process will best protect your reputation. Selecting an Instrument With lab-grown Diamonds gaining a stronger presence in the marketplace, screeners and testers are no longer optional to read more…

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Diamond Education: How Does Stuller Uphold Its Diamond Screening Promise?

See how Stuller vows to protect its Diamond supply through extensive screening practices

How many undisclosed Lab-Grown Diamonds are you willing to sell? For Stuller, the answer is zero. That’s why we screen 100% of all colorless and near-colorless diamonds that pass through our hands. We uphold our diamond screening promise to protect you, the independent jeweler, your customers, and the industry. It is read more…

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Diamond Education: How are Lab-Grown Diamonds Created?

Learn the differences between CVD, HPHT, and their respective growing processes

Lab-grown diamonds are an increasingly popular, attractively priced center stone option. In the past few years, we’ve seen a growing trend among consumers toward interest and acceptance of lab-grown diamonds. In July 2019, MVI Marketing asked 1,154 millennial consumers aged 21–36 if they’d consider a lab-grown diamond for the center read more…

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Stuller Has Just Screened Its 1,000,000th Diamond!

See how this affects your business and what you can do to screen diamonds at your store

Earlier this year, Stuller opened its doors to an on-site, independently-operated GIA Melee Analysis Service. Since April, GIA has screened round, D-to-Z color melee from 0.9mm to 4.0mm parcels coming through the building— scanning 1,800 to 2,000 stones per hour! Well, guess what?   We’ve Just Screened our MILLIONTH Diamond! That’s right, more than read more…