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Scio Diamond Showcased on TV Program

GREENVILLE, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Scio Diamond Technology Corp. (OTCBB: SCIO), a leading lab-grown diamond producer, was featured recently on Made in the Carolinas, a regular program on Time Warner Cable News.

The program shows how Scio Diamond creates diamonds in its laboratory using its patented chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process. On the show, Scio Diamond CEO Gerald McGuire explained that “lab-grown diamonds are real diamonds … optically, chemically and physically identical to diamonds from mines. We grow it above the ground instead of pulling it out from under the earth.”

llyn strong, owner of llyn strong jewelry in Greenville, who uses lab-grown diamonds from Scio Diamond for some of her jewelry designs, also appeared on the show.

The show can be seen on Time Warner Cable News at

Scio Diamond’s gems are sold to consumers through various retail outlets, including selected Helzberg Diamonds stores and online at Renaissance Diamonds.

About Scio Diamond
Scio Diamond produces high-quality, single-crystal near colorless and fancy color diamonds for the jewelry market in a controlled laboratory setting. Lab-grown diamonds are chemically, physically and optically identical to “earth-mined” diamonds. Scio’s technology offers the flexibility to produce lab-grown diamonds in size, color and quality combinations that are rare in earth-mined diamonds. Scio also delivers diamond materials for advanced industrial, medical and semiconductor applications.

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