Government requirements to import Stones

The KPC, Kimberly Process Certificate is issued mainly to prevent conflict diamonds by ensuring the purchase of diamonds were not financing violence by rebel movements and their allies seeking to undermine legitimate governments. Thus, the illicit international trade in rough diamonds and armed conflict are controlled, thereby maintaining security, peace Continue Reading

Prong Set Stones

We’ve tested out these pliers with a multitude of prong settings and have broken down the three easy steps to setting a stone. The pliers work great on both pre-notched facet stone settings and un-notched cabochon settings, but we will use a faceted stone in the example that follows. Step Continue Reading