CIBJO releases Diamond Commission's Special Report

CIBJO releases Diamond Commission's Special Report

20.09.2017: ....focusing on language used to differentiate naturals from synthetics With fewer than seven weeks to go to the opening

....focusing on language used to differentiate naturals from synthetics
 



With fewer than seven weeks to go to the opening of the 2017 CIBJO Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, on November 5, 2017, the third of the CIBJO commissions' Special Reports has been released.



Prepared by Udi Sheintal, President of the organisation's Diamond Commission, the report focuses on the terminology used both within the industry and in the consumer markets to differentiate between diamonds sourced naturally and those which are synthetic.
 


"Without proper analysis, diamonds formed in nature and synthetic diamonds created by man are difficult to distinguish from one another, and consequently the way they each are referred to - or named - is so important. That they are different products there is no argument. But how do we make certain that the consuming public understands this to be the case?" Mr. Sheintal asks at the opening of the report.
 


In terms of acceptable terminology in the trade, the situation is clear, the report emphasises. Both CIBJO's Blue Book and the International Standards Organisation's ISO 18232 rule state categorically that, if the word "diamond" is used without any modifying adjective, it can only be a natural stone.



Synthetic diamonds have to be described using one of a number of acceptable modifiers, such as "synthetic," "laboratory-created" or "laboratory-grown." Any wilful deviation from these rules by a company selling synthetic diamonds is considered deliberately deceptive behaviour.
 


But, asks Mr. Sheintal, is the reluctance to use the word "natural" when communicating within the trade correct when it comes to the consumer market? "The diamond industry needs to take ownership of the adjective "natural," and associate it with other modifiers like 'real,' 'genuine,' 'rare' and 'unique,'" he writes. "It should be one of our biggest selling tools. But at the same time, we should not budge one centimetre in our opposition to any product that is wholly or partially artificial being referred to as 'a diamond.'"
 


To download a full copy of the CIBJO Diamond Commission's special report, PLEASE CLICK HERE. 
 


The 2017 CIBJO Congress will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, November 5-7, with pre-congress meetings on November 2 and 3, and the World Ruby Forum taking place on November 4.
 


Hosting the CIBJO Congress 2017 are the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) and the Gem and Jewellery Institute of Thailand (GIT), both of which fall under the jurisdiction of the Thai Ministry of Commerce.



The official venue and hotel of the CIBJO Congress 2017 is the Shangri-La Bangkok.   
 

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