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An improved turnaround time for laboratory services.
HKD continues to improves the grading process while maintaining faster turnaround times for selected services across all three laboratories. While maintaining standards the industry has grown accustomed to, HKD ensures the highest grading practices at faster turnaround times.

»Click here for current Laboratory turnaround times.

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  GIA Gems   & Gemology  
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Check out these articles of interest provided to GIA:
Latest-Generation CVD-Grown Synthetic Diamonds from Apollo Diamond Inc.

CVD Synthetic Diamond with Unusual Diamond View Image.

Luminescent Regions in CVD Synthetic Diamond.

Heavily Irradiated CVD Synthetic DIamond.



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  Online Report Verification  
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HKD introduces instant online report verification process.

An increased effort to maintain additional security measures and to support online commerce, HKD has indtroduced an online report verification to meet the needs of the industry.
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HKD introduces Gemstone country of origin reports.

After many years of research at HKD Thailand, we are proud to introduce the HKD Gemstone Origin Report for Rubies, Sappires and Emeralds. Take a look at our library of gemstone inclusions.
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An improved turnaround time for laboratory services.
HKD continues to improves the grading process while maintaining faster turnaround times for selected services across all three laboratories. While maintaining standards the industry has grown accustomed to, HKD ensures the highest grading practices at faster turnaround times.

»Click here for current Laboratory turnaround times.

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  Multimedia Flash  
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View the new HKD Corporatmultimedia flashe Flash

A Who, What, When, Where and Why about HKD
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  4 C's Diamond Guide  
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Now available, the 4C's Diamond Guide4cs

Download the HKD 4 C's Diamond Guide to help you through the buying process.

» Click here to download the PDF. 
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HKD introduces Gemstone country of origin reports.

After many years of research at HKD Thailand, we are proud to introduce the HKD Gemstone Origin Report for Rubies, Sappires and Emeralds. Take a look at our library of gemstone inclusions.
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HKD featured article in Jewellery Business

October 2014

WITHOUT QUESTION - Is the industry becoming complacent? » More information...

May 2014

Says Hue? Is there a place for hue on diamond grading reports?» More information...

February 2013

In the eye of the beholder - How experience and close observation can save you money » More information...

June 2012

Secret identities - Two gemstone treatments you should know about» More information...

December 2011

Man-made versus natural - Are white synthetic diamonds about to shake up the industry?» More information...

August 2011

Time for a change - What can you do to prepare for the new business realities?» More information...

June 2011

India and China - The diamond industry rides the wave of change» More information...

Febuary 2011

The opulence of opal. A rainbow of colours frozen in time. » More information...

Other HKD featured article in Jewellery Business

December 2010

Keeping watch. Protecting the flow of information.
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October 2010

Hue knew. Understanding the norms of coloured stone grading.
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August 2010.

Clear cut? The nuances of clarity grading.
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June 2010.

School of thought. Better your business through education.
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April 2010

Making the grade. Evaluating cut grades of fancy shapes.
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Febuaray 2010.

True blue. Distinguishing kyanite from blue sapphires.
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December 2009

Seeing the light. Understanding the nuances of fluorescence in diamonds.
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October 2009.

Buyer beware. "Cash for jewellery" rasies issues for disclosure.
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August 2009.

Back in black. A back to basic approach of identifyng black gems.
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April 2009

Not like it used to be. Gemology grows more complex day by day.
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Febuary 2009.

Cut to the chase. Can diamond cut grading systems be standardardized.
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August 2008.

D, E, F, G or HPHT A brief exploration of HPHT treatment.
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