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1-800 Loose Diamonds maintains an extensive inventory ranging from .01-20+ carats. Furthermore, 1-800 Loose Diamonds entire inventory listed is privately owned. Located in the Los Angeles Jewelry District 1-800 Loose Diamonds has access to thousands of wholesale dealers not open to the public.

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[13 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

GIA standards and cutting diamonds are two separate entities that are symbiotic.

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[3 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]

Reviewing Rough Diamond Production
Rough diamond production increased as Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine grew 6 percent year after year.  3.6 million carats of rough diamonds in addition to and 10 percent growth recorded at the Diavik mine.  Rough diamond production at the Argyle mine increased 4 percent to 14 million carats.  Especially relevant, Diavak’s full year production schedule estimates an increase 4 percent to a staggering 4 million carats.  In addtion 980,000 carats of rough diamonds in the fourth quarter.
Diavak Mine Diamond Production
Rio Tinto owns a 60 percent share of the …

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There were shortages in select categories as manufacturers levels were restrained in the fourth quarter.

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[13 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]

A diamond press that used to take up half a room can now sit on my desk. If you can only make ten stones a year, you’re not going to have the market for lab grown diamonds. The result being enough material to be commercially viable.