Rapaport Group
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 11:45 AM IST (06:15 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Arts & culture, Consumer interest, Fashion, Lifestyle, People; Business: Advertising, PR & marketing, Business services, Heavy industries, Major diversified industrial groups, Mining companies
RapLabT Launches Synthetic Diamond Detection Services

New York, United States, Wednesday, November 27, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — RapLab, a Rapaport Group company, is now offering synthetic diamond detection services to the diamond trade. The service will utilize DiamondSure┬« and DiamondView┬« technology developed by De Beers. RapLab will begin providing services in Ramat Gan, Israel and Mumbai, India on December 2. Additional service centers in New York and Surat will be available in the near future.

RapLab will provide testing for individual diamonds as well as implement statistical sampling protocols for parcels of diamonds.

“RapLab synthetic diamond services will add confidence and support to the trade. It will ensure international buyers and their customers that the diamonds they purchase are natural. The Rapaport Group urges all members of the diamond trade to provide full disclosure when selling synthetic diamonds, said, Joshua Kersh, Managing Director of Rapaport Israel.

Clients may contact: raplab@diamonds.net
Rapaport Israel +972-3-613-3330
Rapaport India +91-22-6628-6500

About RapLab: RapLab is a Rapaport Group company that provides a broad range of gemological and diamond grading services including pre-check, re-check, authentication and high quality multi-level imaging. RapLab services are currently available in Israel, and the U.S. Additional information is available at www.RapLab.com.

About the Rapaport Group: The Rapaport Group is an international network of companies providing added value services that support the development of free, fair, transparent, efficient, competitive and ethical diamond markets. Established in 1978, the Rapaport Diamond Report is the primary source of diamond prices and market information. Group activities include publishing, research and marketing services, internet information and diamond trading networks, global rough and polished diamond tenders, diamond certification, international clearing house services and fair trade development. Major activities of the group include the development of markets for Fair Trade Diamonds and Jewelry as well as the creation of diamond futures markets. Additional information is available at www.Rapaport.com.

Shira Topiol, International, +1-702-425-9088, media@diamonds.net
Sherri Hendricks, U.S., +1-702-893-9400, media@diamonds.net
Mittal Kalsy, Mumbai, +91 9769930065, media@diamonds.net