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Lab-Grown Diamonds Need To Be On Every Jewelry Store’s Shopping List

October 30, 2020

In just ten short years, lab-grown diamonds have come from nowhere to being the fastest-growing category in the jewelry market today....Complicating things is a limited supply of the larger stones in greatest demand. Maryland-based WD Lab Grown Diamonds is the supplier of choice for bigger, high-quality stones.

WD Opens Up Lab-Grown Patents to Distributors

October 25, 2020

WD Lab Grown Diamonds has entered into patent sublicensing agreements with two synthetics companies, enabling them to distribute chemical vapor deposition (CVD) stones in North America and beyond.

Interview With WD Lab Grown CEO Sue Rechner

October 23, 2020

Sue Rechner, who became CEO of WD Lab Grown Diamonds last year, spoke with JCK about the pair of announcements made this week: It's hired new executives and entered into patent sublicenses with two lab-grown diamond companies, including one it had previously sued for patent infringement. 

WD Lab Grown Diamonds Announces CVD Patent Sublicensing Agreements with Select Industry Partners

October 22, 2020

[Business Insider] WD Lab Grown Diamonds, the pioneering producer of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) laboratory grown diamonds, today announced that it has entered into patent sublicensing agreements with ALTR (India) Private Limited and ALTR, Inc. and Evolution Diamond.

Two Execs Join WD Lab Grown Diamonds

October 20, 2020

WD Lab Grown Diamonds has hired heads of marketing, merchandise and operations as the US-based producer expands under private-equity ownership.

WD Lab Grown Beefs Up Its Exec Team

October 20, 2020

M7D Corp., the created diamond producer that does business as WD Lab Grown Diamonds, has beefed up its executive team... Both [Lewis and Wood were] appointed by Sue Rechner, the former footwear and watch executive who joined the company last year.

WD Lab Grown Diamonds Expands Executive Team

October 19, 2020

WD Lab Grown Diamonds announces two key additions to its executive leadership team as the company prepares for growth and reinforces its commitment to innovation, sustainability and corporate responsibility.

For Engagement Rings, Are Natural Diamonds on the Way Out?

September 25, 2020

[Wall Street Journal Magazine] A new crop of jewelry makers using lab-grown and recycled diamonds, as well as recycled metals, appeal to millennials and other customers who like knowing exactly where their purchases come from. Could the trend foretell a permanent shift?

Lab-Grown Sector Gears Up for Eco Audit

October 15, 2019

SCS Global Services, a third-party auditing specialist, will analyze companies’ environmental, social and governance records, with the goal of devising an independent sustainability certification for lab-grown diamonds.

SCS Global Services Launches Sustainability Pilot for Leading Growers and Retailers of Lab Grown Diamonds

October 04, 2019

SCS Global Services (SCS) announces the launch of a groundbreaking pilot to audit and analyze lab grown diamonds against a stringent set of sustainability criteria. The pilot audits follow the decision announced earlier this year by the Lab Grown Diamond Council to retain SCS, an internationally recognized third-party certifier...

WD Lab-Grown Diamonds Hires New CEO

September 24, 2019

WD Lab-Grown Diamonds has hired Sue Rechner, a veteran outdoor and footwear executive who has worked at Frederick Goldman and various watch brands, as its new chief executive officer.

She takes over the Laurel, Md.–based diamond producer from founder Clive Hill, who will continue to serve as an active board member and shareholder.

Huron Capital Invests in WD Lab Grown Diamonds

January 07, 2019

Private equity firm Huron Capital has made an undisclosed equity investment in WD Lab Grown Diamonds, a Laurel, Maryland–based producer of lab-grown diamonds...

Not Just Another Pretty Rock, Diamonds are a Scientist's Best Friend - For Studying Outer Planets

April 19, 2018

ORNL senior scientist discusses a science project using diamonds to study pressure on outer planets Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy...

WJA Colorado Hosting Talk on Lab-Grown Diamonds

April 04, 2018

Jaime Polk, business development at WD Lab Grown Diamonds and managing partner at 21C Jewelry Solutions, will present...

JCK Show Adds Dedicated Section for Man-Made Diamonds

February 26, 2018

Called “Lab-Grown,” the section will be located on Bayside, Level 1, near the section for bridge jewelry, the Design Center...

FIRST ON FOX: Md. Company Now "Growing' Diamonds; Rare Peek Inside

February 14, 2018

...diamonds can ‘grow’ in just six weeks in the lab conditions, under lasers. The patented process is called Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD)...

A Six Carat Stone...

February 06, 2018

The stone was grown at the Company's facility located just outside Washington, DC, where the lab produces CVD stones for the gemstone market as well as industrial and scientific uses...

Lab-Grown Diamonds’ Size and Appeal Keeps on Increasing – 6 Ct CVD Diamond Grown and Sold

February 05, 2018

WD Lab Grown Diamonds recently grew and sold a record colorless 6 Ct. Round CVD Lab-grown diamond...

U.S. Firm Grows Six-Carat Round CVD Diamond

February 05, 2018

The gemstone was grown at the company's facility located just outside Washington, DC in a secure lab that produces diamonds for the gem stone market as well as industrial and scientific purposes, the firm said...

U.S. Company Grows 6-Carat CVD

February 02, 2018

WD Lab Grown Diamonds, based in Maryland in the US, has announced the creation a 6-carat round laboratory-grown diamond...

U.S. Lab Creates 6ct CVD

February 01, 2018

WD Lab Grown Diamonds has created and sold a round, 6-carat synthetic diamond that it claims is the first of its size and shape made using the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technique...

U.S. Firm Grows 6-Carat Diamond in Lab

February 01, 2018

WD Lab Grown Diamonds announced that it has created a 6-carat round diamond that "stands as the world's only known lab-made CVD diamond of its size and shape." The gemstone was grown at the company's facility...

Washington, D.C. Company Grows 6-Carat Diamond

January 31, 2018

WD Lab Grown Diamonds, whose facility is located just outside Washington D.C., recently created the 6-carat round stones, which it claims is the largest round diamond on record to be produced using CVD technology...

Md. Company Grows Largest Round Diamond

January 30, 2018

WD Lab Grown Diamonds announced Tuesday its patented technology has successfully created a 6-carat round diamond...

Maryland-Based Pioneer Grows Largest-Ever Round Diamond

January 30, 2018

6-carat round diamond marks the first time a diamond of its size and shape has been produced in the USA...

Forget the ring: Lab-grown diamonds are a scientist’s best friend

February 13, 2017

Not rhinestones or cubic zirconia. Diamonds. Real ones. In a matter of eight weeks, inside a gas-filled chamber...

Lab-Grown Diamonds Come Into Their Own

December 01, 2016

Lab-grown diamonds command about 1 percent of the global market today. But investment firms predict that market share could rise to as much as 15 percent in the next few years...

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Maryland-based WD Lab Grown Diamonds produces some of the highest quality Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) diamonds in the gemstone market. The company also offers new technologies and applications for diamonds in a variety of other fields, including high pressure environments, medical and scientific uses.

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