AnchorCert welcomes clampdown on investment diamond fraudsters

Following news that the Coloured Diamond Exchange has been ordered into liquidation, AnchorCert Gem Lab “applauds this latest action” on its Assay Office Birmingham website. AnchorCert confirms it has fielded a string of enquiries and carried out a number of gemstone assessments during the past few years for people who have fallen victim of these fraudsters. Some stones were found to be genuine but were offered at massively inflated prices, whilst others were found not to be what they purported, as well as being largely over-priced. Story continues below Advertisement In the case of the liquidated company, the Coloured Diamond Exchange, which was reported by Professional Jeweller last week , the stones were genuine but sold at exaggerated prices.

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A fashionable statement Seksy watch embellished with Swarovski® crystals. A stunning rose gold plated case with a white ceramic bezel and a striking white mother of pearl dial. The watch includes an array of features from a 1 second chronograph timing up to 1 hour, 24 hour read out to a date display. Finished with a soft white leather strap, it’s the perfect watch to complete any outfit. 

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