6:00 p.m. Cocktails (cash bar)
7:00 p.m. Buffet Dinner
7:30 p.m. Presentation/Q&A
$35 online or $45 at the door
The Little Rock Guild Presents Harold Dupuy
"Lab-Grown Diamonds: Products, Perceptions, and Reality"
Presented in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Jewelers Association.
Join the Little Rock Guild as they learn about lab-grown diamonds from industry expert, Mr. Harold Dupuy.
Regardless of what term you use—synthetic, lab-grown, lab-created, man-made, etc.—this topic is on everyone's minds.
Mr. Dupuy is a Fellow of The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, a Graduate Gemologist from GIA, a Master Gemologist Appraiser® from the American Society of Appraisers and currently serves as Vice President, Strategic Analysis for Stuller Inc.
Mr. Dupuy will share the latest updates on this emotional, controversial and rapidly evolving topic.
The presentation will address the history of lab-grown diamonds, production methods, the producers, media and publicity, market strategy, pricing, market share, as well as tips and tricks for screening and detection.
Mr. Dupuy will also discuss what wise retailers are to do and will answer your questions.