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EXCLUSIVE: Ethical jeweller convinced that lab-grown diamonds are the future

EXCLUSIVE: Ethical jeweller convinced that lab-grown diamonds are the future

Leading ethical jewellery brand Cred has weighed in on the natural versus lab-grown diamonds debate, arguing that synthetic pieces are more sustainable than mined counterparts. Brand owner, Alan Frampton, introduced synthetic, lab-grown diamonds into the Cred jewellery range two months due to the added sustainability they offer. He told Professional Jeweller: “At Cred, we started

EXCLUSIVE: Lab-grown diamonds win transparency debate, argues Stephen Webster

British jewellery legend and MBE, Stephen Webster, has given a vote of confidence in support of laboratory-grown diamonds, saying synthetics are more sustainable than their natural counterparts. Mr Webster, creative director of the eponymous brand, was part of Positive Luxury’s guest panel during Positive Week. While the jeweller, who has stores in the UK and

WFDB president responds to synthetic diamond trading ban

World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) president Ernie Blom has responded to the decision of the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) to ban the trading of synthetic/ laboratory-created diamonds on Thursday (October 1). Read Ernie Blom’s full statement here: “Each of our member bourses, of course, has full decision-making power regarding which types of diamonds can

SHOWCASE: Picchiotti’s crowning glory

A rare coloured diamond neckpiece in hues of honey and chocolate. This rare necklace was part of Picchiotti’s Crown Collection, showcased at BaselWorld this year and comprising a selection of pear-shaped diamonds in natural hues of yellow and brown. Each stone is surrounded by a halo of white diamonds making this one-of-a-kind necklace a delight