Saturday, April 16 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Synthetic Diamond Update - The ABCs of CDV

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It is important to know that all lab grown diamonds can be identified by a professional diamond lab. It is the diamond industry's responsibility to ensure the consumer is never misled.

HRD Antwerp, Europe's leading authority in diamond certification, takes this task to heart. 

In this session, you will learn all about Synthetic Diamonds.

  • What is a synthetic diamond
  • Natural versus synthetic
  • Screening versus detection
  • Identification methods and instruments

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Dr. Katrien De Corte

Chief Officer & Graduate Club, HRD Antwerp
In 1994, Dr. Katrien De Corte earned her master’s degree in Geology at the University of Ghent, where she presented a graduate research and master thesis on the identification and physical characteristics of beads from a Roman archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. Based... Read More →

Saturday April 16, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Room 302 - 304