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by Donald Clark, CSM IMG
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Distinguishing diamonds from their look-alikes is a prerequisite to diamond grading. Assigning color, clarity, and cut grades to a gem does no good if you can’t tell if it’s a diamond or a simulant.
In theory, you can distinguish a diamond simply by …
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