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hrd_logo.pngHRD Antwerp has opened registration for the workshop on diamond spectroscopy which is meant to help industry stakeholders detect synthetic products, as per the report from the company.
It said that mixing lab-grown diamonds with the parcels of natural stones has become a major issue nowadays and the only way to tackle this problem is to study spectroscopy.
"More and more undisclosed synthetic diamonds infiltrate the market: HPHT and CVD synthetic diamonds are mixed into parcels of natural stones and synthetic diamonds are more frequently mounted in jewellery pieces. The main problem the industry is now facing, is the detection of those synthetic stones, whether they are part of a parcel or mounted,"said the company.
"The solution to this problem is spectroscopy," it added.
The course is designed to run for 3 days and is meant for diamond traders, diamond experts, appraisers and graders, jewellers and designers, diamond and jewellery lovers, sales managers, buyers and job seekers.
The courses are conducted in English. 

Victoria Quiri, Correspondent of the European Bureau, Rough&Polished, Strasbourg