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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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Sell With a Story: How Are Pearls Formed?

Read our latest installment all about June's brilliant birthstone

How are pearls formed? Discover pearl’s allure perfect for June and far beyond—   To limit pearls to June birthdays would be a lot like limiting water to streams and ponds. Pearl beauty, appeal, and style — whether freshwater or saltwater — finds its way into almost every woman’s wardrobe. read more…

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Sell With a Story: Emerald Gemstones

Read more about May's birthstone and its extensive gemological history

Let’s go back to the Emerald City of Oz and forget about clicking the heels of our ruby slippers. Let’s click our emerald slippers instead as we enter the realm of emerald beauty. This irresistible force has long exerted a powerful attraction on the rich and famous, from the rulers of read more…

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Sell With a Story: Diamond History

Read all about diamonds and their fascinating journey through time

Diamonds remain one of the most fascinating and dynamic substances on Earth. Their unique molecular structure makes the hardest materials known to man. And when polished, of course, their brilliance is beyond compare.   Here’s a bit of diamond history to help you sell with a story. Meet “Lucy” To 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…

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Stuller Welcomes On-site GIA Melee Analysis Service

Independently operated inside Stuller's Global Headquarters

GIA (Gemological Institute of America®) brought its gemological expertise right here inside Stuller’s facilities in Lafayette, Louisiana. Thanks to a pioneering strategic service arrangement, Stuller will begin offering melee screened by the GIA Melee Analysis Service for diamond parcels coming through the building. GIA staff will screen melee on-site as read more…

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The Complete Guide to Operating Your New GemCam

Introducing new imaging technology to view and sell your diamonds and gemstones

We know that sometimes selling loose diamonds and gemstones can be challenging for jewelers. After all, customers aren’t quite as adept at viewing stones through a loupe. The new GemCam™ Imaging System is sure to aid gemstone buyers on the road, master jewelers in their store, hobbyists, and everyone in between. Stuller read more…

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Zale’s Tales: Lab-Grown Diamonds

Stanley gives an industry update, shedding light on lab-grown diamonds

As I’m writing this, I’ve been back from Las Vegas for only a few days, and I think I’m finally settling back into my regular routine. A week at JCK is not a soothing experience, and the fact that I barely ever make it outside seems to be the least read more…

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Sell With a Story: Famous Diamonds

It’s April, and I simply must write about diamonds — particularly these famous diamonds. I learned about them from Stanley Zale, our amazing Vice President of Diamonds and Gemstones. As many of you know, his family owned a well-known chain of jewelry stores, and Stanley grew up around diamonds. After read more…

Feature Friday – Victor Valdez

The diamond cutting jeweler

My journey into and through the jewelry industry has been a long, yet fruitful one. I was born in Mexico and came to the United States with my parents when I was 12 years old. I served in the US Navy for four years and after, was lucky enough to read more…

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