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Sahajanand Laser Technologies Ltd
JTM Bureau in an exclusive with Mr Arvind Patel, Managing Director, Sahajanand Laser Technologies Ltd gets to know the sincerity behind the company's growth. In this first of its kind interview Mr Patel also opines on the importance of Research & Development for any organisation.   more

Larger 'T-GOLD +METS' Pavilion hints at positive market outlook
The third 'T-GOLD + METS' Pavilion co-organised by HKJJA Exhibition Services Limited and Italian Exhibition Group was successfully held 1-5 March 2018 at Hall 5B, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show. Exhibitors showed general satisfaction about the results thanks to the positive market sentiment.   more

CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, will welcome leading coloured gemstone specialists for a debut Coloured Gemstones Sector at its second edition in May 2018. This carefully curated new show feature will host world-renowned exhibitors, offering a vast array of loose coloured gemstones, gemstone sets, fantasy cuts, carvings and show-stopping stones for astute buyers,   more

First Blockchain for coloured gemstones – Gübelin Gem Lab and Everledger have signed a partnership to create new transparency levels in the gemstone industry
The Gübelin Gem Lab, one of the most renowned gemmological laboratories, and Everledger, a leading global emerging technology enterprise, have partnered to drive more transparency in the gemstone industry by creating the Provenance Proof Blockchain for coloured gemstones.   more

GoldSmith Academy Pvt Ltd
An Art is something that is transferred to generations, as it get tranferred it also gets updated and upgraded to the respective generations and their technologies, which is the prime objective of our Academy. Our Artisan family has been pasing through all the generations right from the 18th century till now. Here, we would like to portray the growth from the fifth generation which had the influence of both the past and the future.   more

Record Number of Over 10 Million Rough Diamonds Scanned by Sarine Galaxy®Systems in 2017
Sarine Technologies Ltd is delighted to announce that its Galaxy®inclusion mapping systems scanned an incredible record number of over10 million diamonds in 2017. Since the launch of Galaxy® technology in 2009, Galaxy® systems have scanned over 30 million rough diamonds worldwide – 10 million of those in the past year alone. The rapid growth in usage of Galaxy® over the   more

Excellent results for the VICENZAORO January 2018 edition. The Professional Show, called The Jewellery Boutique Show®, organized by the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) - a company born from the merger between Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza - in the 6 days of the event recorded an important growth of buyers, registering a + 10% (compared to the January 2017 edition), coming from 130 countries and reaching over 36,000 total presences over several days.   more

T.GOLD keeps on growing Higher figures for the 2018 edition, hosted during VICENZAORO January
T.GOLD, considered the main reference Hub for its sector, is the international show dedicated to the most innovative machinery and technologies applied to gold, colored gemstones and jewels. From January 19th to January 24th 2018, during VICENZAORO, T.GOLD is the Show entirely dedicated to the trade visitors: a key event for those working in the production of jewellery and a moment of constructive debate over the future of the sector.   more

Harsh Precious Metals Pvt. Ltd.
Offering world class quality products with absolute standardization
The JTM bureau spoke to Vijay Gopani, Director, Harsh Precious Metals on the evolution of the company and got his opinion on the future of the manufacturing sector post tax regime. Excerpts: The Indian Manufacturing sector is evolving with the advent of latest tech and machine tools to enable finesse in production and increase in volumes. What is your opinion on this and do you think   more

INDIA Unveils TOP 50
Companies in Jewellery Technology & Machinery Sector
India has been historically one of the first economies to have mined and worked on Gold, Diamond and Gemstone jewellery. Indian artisans, over time have given the world the best of hand crafted jewellery that has always demanded a position of respect when it came to “exclusively crafted jewellery piece”. The Tools that were used way back in history has also a story to say as the artisans created their own tools and technology to come out with pieces of intricate art.   more

Diamond Services reports a lowering threshold for synthetic diamonds, as man-made stones as small as 0.0025 cts. discovered in New York
Multiple single-cut diamonds, sized from a quarter point to half a point (0.0025-0.005 carats), which were contained in jewellery recently submitted for testing to a Diamond Services laboratory, have been found to be synthetic, greatly expanding the range of goods that can be considered at risk of improper and deceptive disclosure.   more

Revolutionizing the basics of Design with 3D Printing
3D printing is proving itself to be a boon for jewellery makers. The technology, within 3 short decades of it’s existence, has revolutionized the way precious metals and gemstones are carved into exquisite jewellery. It has opened new, unexplored avenues in terms of design possibilities and rapid manufacturing techniques.   more

KAUSTUBHH TECHNOCRAFT® Bringing Innovative Technology to the Global gems and Jewellery Sector
KAUSTUBHH TECHNOCRAFT® has been instrumental in manufacturing and supplying Automatic Jewellery Chain making machines to the Indian as well as International jewellery sector. Previously known as “NEW PERFECT”   more

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a De Beers Group company, today unveiled SYNTHdetect – the first synthetic screening device in the industry to test multiple stones in set jewellery at once without the need for a probe.   more

Start-Up Nation at the Israel Diamond Exchange IDE Opens Diamond Tech Innovation Center
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) joins the "Start-Up Nation" with the opening of Diamond Tech Innovation Center – a technological incubator for Israeli and international diamond-related start-ups. Diamond Tech will provide a home and financial support for start-ups that are   more

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a De Beers Group company, has entered a partnership with one of Japan’s leading bridal jewellery retailers, I-PRIMO, to provide polished diamond grading reports.   more

Tagit RFID Solutions: Order Booking in minutes
Smiles and building relationships have replaced paper and pen at Shringar House of Mangalsutra. Let’s find out how the most renowned Mangalsutra jeweller manages to serve a large number of Order bookings within a short timespan by streamlining their daily operations using RFID.   more

HPHT Grown Diamond Detector Perfected by Yehuda
"There's been a lot of talk lately about HPHT-grown diamond detectors and what they might or might not be able to do and how much they might or might not cost, but we'll be demonstrating our machine at the JCK Show, so we'll be able to prove exactly what it can do," says Dror Yehuda, speaking on behalf of Yehuda Diamonds. "And you don't have to speculate about what the price will be. The Yehuda HPHT Detector is $1,495."   more

GJEPC organizes Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium in Surat
Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of India’s gem & jewellery industry, organized the second edition of ‘Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium (DDES 2017)’ on 14th & 15th April 2017 at Samast Patidar Samaj Bhavan in Surat. This ‘one of its kind’ unique expo in the world’s largest diamond manufacturing centre had all leading gemmological laboratories participating   more

‘T-GOLD +METS’ Pavilion 2017 ends on a positive note
‘T-GOLD + METS’ Pavilion, co-organised by HKJJA Exhibition Services Limited and Italian Exhibition Group, returned to the HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show in its second run during 2-6 March 2017 at Hall 5B, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This year, the Pavilion showcased 48 exhibitors coming from Hong Kong, Italy, mainland China, Turkey, the United Kingdom and Thailand joined the Pavilion in 67 booths, occupying an area of 621 square meters.   more

Varda Shine to Join Sarine Technologies Board
Singapore Exchange Mainboard-listed Sarine Technologies Ltd (“Sarine” or "the Company" and together with its subsidiaries "the Group"), (U77:SI), a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture and sale of precision technology products for the evaluation, planning, processing, finishing, grading and trading of diamonds and gemstones, is proud to announce that Ms. Varda Shine has agreed to join its Board of   more

Gemological Science International the First Diamond Grading Institute to bring International Standards to India participates in the 2nd edition of DDES
Gemological Science International (GSI) one of the world largest gemological organizations participates in the 2nd edition of DDES (Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium) a two-day event which aims to provide a platform for companies offering machines,   more hosts Ernie Blom on a webinar titled “Planning for the Year” Webinar sees success with discussions on various Topics from Industry members
Ernie Blom, President of World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) presented a webinar on platform live from Johannesburg on January 13, which was attended in large numbers by the gems and jewellery industry, globally, and witnessed eager participation. Mr. Blom offered expert business advice on mindful   more

DesignTech Systems partners with Solidscape® to launch High Precision 3D Printers in India
DesignTech Systems Ltd., a leading name in CAD/CAM/CAE, PLM and Additive Manufacturing technologies, has today announced a strategic partnership with Solidscape®, Inc., for the distribution of high precision 3D Printers for manufacturing of wax patterns in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Bhutan. DesignTech will develop the infrastructure to support the expansion and adoption of 3D printing custom manufacturing solutions.   more

GIA Demonstrates Prototype Mounted Gem Testing Device
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will introduce for sale later this year an easy-to-operate, sophisticated desktop instrument to reliably identify natural diamonds, separating them from all simulants and from diamonds that may be synthetic or treated.   more

Tagit RFID Solutions and Irisys become Synergy Partners
​In the growing and competitive retail and service sectors of the GCC, people-counting and footfall tracking are strategic tools for operational planning and efficiency. Tagit RFID Solutions (Tagit) announce its partnership agreement with Infrared Integrated Systems Ltd (Irisys) in providing people-counting technologies to their customers in the GCC. Irisys’ thermal imaging technology will enhance Tagit’s RFID solutions to offer a unique   more

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, today announced that it has established a polished diamond grading partnership with Lukfook Jewellery, a leading Hong Kong and Mainland China jewellery retailer. The grading partnership is De Beers Group’s first with a vertically-integrated Sightholder.   more

SSEF launches PearlScan®: Unique and easy-to-use system to count, document and measure single and multi-strand pearl necklaces
The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF is introducing to the market a new system for scanning both single and multi-strand pearl necklaces. Called PearlScan®, it is able to count large quantities of pearls on strands, and measure their dimensions. Consisting of an A4 scanner, computer and proprietary software, the system offers the pearl industry a new and efficient way of   more

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies, today unveiled its next generation automated melee screening instrument. The AMS2 will provide diamantaires with a more efficient and cost-effective diamond verification technology solution for melee-sized diamonds.   more

Sarine and GGTL Laboratories Cooperate to Take Gemmological Grading Technology to the Next Level
Sarine Technologies Ltd (“Sarine”) (U77:SI), and GGTL Laboratories (“GGTL”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a collaboration agreement to research new approaches to diamond grading and authentication.   more

Diamond Services expanding screening services for synthetic rough diamonds
With evidence mounting about a surge in the volume of uncut synthetic diamonds entering the marketplace, Diamond Services has announced that it is expanding its synthetic screening service for rough diamonds at its facilities in Hong Kong and New York. "The market has expressed an urgent need and we are responding," said Joseph Kuzi, Diamond Services' CEO and President. "In recent weeks there have been growing signs that the volume of   more

De Beers Group’s IIDGR Invests Further USD5m To Expand SuratDiamond Grading and Testing Centre
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies, recently unveiled a US$5 million expansion of its diamond grading and testing centre in Surat, India. The move follows the Group’s initial investment of US$10 million in 2015 to establish the facility, which has the capacity to process over US$500 million of diamonds every year. The enhanced facility represents a world-leading   more

Dear Reader...
Year 2017 has begun with a more positive and a year of hope for the gem and jewellery industry of India especially after a trying 2016. Trying because of global slowdown influenced by crash in oil prices coupled with terrorism and certain economies facing the brink of bankruptcy in Europe. Far eastern countries like China, Malaysia, Japan have been holding the flag high only to whither off with time. It is only India that has been continuously beating inflation and juggling policies and taxation in the trying times, all thank to the exceptionally perseverant countrymen who with patience and will power even thwarted off the worst times during demonetisation.   more

The Italian Trade Agency (I.C.E. in Italian) is a public body with the task of promoting, facilitating and developing Italian commercial trade with other countries in the world, supporting the internationalization of Italian firms and their consolidation in foreign markets. I.C.E. activities are financed by public funds with the Ministry of Economic Development providing both directives and supervision, and, to a lesser extent, by the same   more

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies, recently announced that it has established its first retail partnership in Asia for its generic polished diamond grading services. IIDGR’s partnership with Soo Kee Group in Singapore formally launches in February under the retailer’s bridal specialist brand   more

LEADERS from the Technology & Machinery Sector of INDIA Expanding the Indian Jewellery Industry to achieve world class quality and output
Technology & Machinery’ has been the heart of Gems and Jewellery Industry so much so that today each and every jewellery piece churned out has a part that technology has played. Hundreds of thousands of companies dedicated to either trading in specialised machine tools or manufacturing indigenous   more

India’s exports of fine jewellery to Hong Kong has doubled from 2013 to 2016: HKTDC
Two of the jewellery industry’s leading trade fairs are set to open in Hong Kong in late February to early March. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 4th Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show will take place from 28 February to 4 March at the Asia World-Expo, while the 34th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show will open   more

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies, recently unveiled a US$5 million expansion of its diamond grading and testing centre in Surat, India. The move follows the Group’s initial investment of US$10 million in 2015 to establish the facility,   more

Education & Technology Transforms the Colored gemstone Industry
History is witness to the phenomenal transformation that the global gems and jewellery industry has experienced over a period era. Colors have added life to the very existence of mankind. Colors have played an important role in every human life, be it in his fast paced lifestyle, fashion statements, jewellery and accessories or food. Colors have influenced many of our decisions in day to day life so much so that we make sure that our everyday surroundings and environment is colourful.   more

GJEPC initiates Generic Diamond Promotion in India
The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council [GJEPC] announced the initiation of ‘GENERIC DIAMOND PROMOTION’ to promote Diamond of various sizes in India. This promotion is most awaited by the industry and is pitted to uplift the entire Diamond Industry to a new high. GJEPC has partnered with De Beers, Worlds largest privately owned Diamond mining company in terms of equity stake   more

As a company, Imaginarium now has over a decade of experience in helping individuals and companies bring ideas to life through a vast bouquet of Additive Manufacturing, prototyping and design services. With India’s largest set up of industrial 3D Printers under one roof along with the allied technologies for investment casting, vacuum casting, finishing, polishing, assembly etc, we cater to a huge number of industries   more

JNA Awards 2016 to Confer Highest Honour to Shouzui Yasui
The 2016 JNA Awards is presenting its most prestigious honour -- the Lifetime Achievement Award -- to casting solutions specialist Shouzui Yasui, Chief Executive Officer of Tokyo-based Yasui & Co. Yasui, recognised for his dedication and significant contributions to the jewellery and gemstone industry, will be receiving the accolade at the JNA Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner scheduled   more

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of The De Beers Group of Companies, recently announced that it will unveil the latest addition to its suite of synthetic detection technology at the forthcoming Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair between 14 and 18 September 2016.   more

IDE MOU with Sarine Increases Transparency in Rough Diamond Trading
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) recently approved a Memorandum of Understanding with Sarine Technologies Inc., which will go a long way to improving transparency in rough diamond trading. According to the MOU, Sarine will disclose to IDE members if “inclusion mapping” using the Galaxy™ system has been undertaken on specific rough stones.   more

"What a difference a year makes!" DiaCam360 to show again at JCK 2016
DiaCam360, the smallest, fully-automatic, portable, effective and affordable scanning device that within a few months after its launch in 2015 became the diamond market's most popular device for creating high quality, 360-degree photos and interactive videos of polished diamonds, will be welcoming new customers   more

HRD Antwerp is happy to announce the inauguration of its new Hong Kong office following a relocation from its old premises. The official opening of the new HRD Antwerp office, located at Unit 1204 A 12/F Harbour Centre 2 Hok Cheung Street 8 Hunghom Kowloon Hong Kong, took place on April 21st and was attended by Belgian and Indian government officials in addition to the HKIDA management team and leading diamond and diamond jewellery companies.   more

DiaCam360 launches new software
After three months of development, DiaCam360 has released its much anticipated software upgrade, putting its customers at the forefront of diamond imaging technology.
The new software produces images with improved sharpness and brilliance, giving every diamond a custom designed web frame. A brand new feature is a control panel that enables every user, even those with no photography skills   more

Agri Focussed Budget this season for India
Gold might be exposed to further Import duty
India has yet again unleashed a Farmer focussed Budget for the Year 2016 – 2017. Agriculture and irrigation have been the focus area’s with emphasis on Healthcare and Education. Talking about the Gold and Jewellery Business, the Finance Minister hinted at a probability of a further increase in the Import duties.This he said keeping in mind the of sharp fall in crude prices and low probability of increase over the next one year, the government may reintroduce customs duty on imported crude, petrol and diesel, which was removed in 2011.  more

Technology Changing the Jewellery Manufactring Dynamics
All that glitters is due to the optimum utilisation of cutting edge Technology and Machine tools and so much so that technology and latest inventions have transformed the Gems and Jewellery industry globally. Large jewellery corporate have reaped the benefits of technology by expanding and growing to cater to a large International mass   more

The De Beers Group of Companies recently announced that its International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR) has launched its grading service in the Far East, Middle East, India and Europe.
Following an initial pilot testing of the service in the Far East, IIDGR will now also provide a grading service from each of its laboratories in Belgium, India and the UK.   more

More than 10 leading grown diamond producers, distributors and retailers have come together to launch a global platform, the International Grown Diamond Association (IGDA). The first ever grown diamond industry association aims to represent the grown diamond industry,  more

   Professor Dan Shechtman opens IDE Diamond Technology Zone
Recently, Nobel Prize winner Professor Dan Shechtman officially opened the Diamond Technology Zone during a short ceremony held in the Israel Yoram Dvash Diamond Exchange, during the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) at the conclusion of the third trading of the week.  more

   DiaCam360 to introduce latest, improved camera during International Diamond Week in Israel
DiaCam360, the company that has conquered the international diamond trading community's heart with its small, portable, effective and affordable camera that creates high quality photos and 360-degree   more

   Synthetic Diamonds: Better Understanding Will Calm Confusion, Says GSI’s Mark Gershburg
“A better understanding of the facts and issues surrounding synthetic diamonds will help dispel some of the needless panic and confusion. It will help the diamond industry cope more effectively with the issue of undisclosed mixing of synthetic diamonds   more

  SATO Global Solutions Launches Revolutionary Retail IoT Solutions based on the Intel IoT Platform
SATO Global Solutions (SGS), an innovation integrator that develops comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) solutions designed to unleash the power of data, has collaborated with Intel to develop a data-driven, end-to-end IoT platform that enables retailers to accelerate the commercial benefit of data and IoT with a new level of actionable insight.  more

INHORGENTA MUNICH Expands International Network
INHORGENTA MUNICH enters into a partnership with the China Watch & Clock Fair (CWCF) – one of the biggest trade shows for watches in the world. This step will further strengthen the international orientation of INHORGENTA MUNICH and its presence in the watches segment.  more

  Technology, a major component of Israeli diamond industry's success, to be showcased during International Diamond Week in Israel
Diamond technology, says Uzi Levami, the CEO of Sarine, Israel's leading diamond technology firm, has been and continues to be a major component that contributes to the success of Israel's diamond industry and trade.  more

  Upgraded version of ASDI, the automated colourless natural diamond detection device, released by SSEF for international export
The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF has announced the release for international export of an upgraded version of its Automated Spectral Diamond Inspection (ASDI) device.  more

GJEPC and Bharat Diamond Bourse to host the ‘Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium’
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of gems and jewellery industry in India in association with Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) will organize a Diamond Detection Expo and Symposium (DDES) at BDB, Mumbai on 15th & 16th of December.  more

Lighting the Gemologist’s Workspace

Lighting in the workplace is both an aesthetic consideration as well as one that includes the wellbeing, motivation and performance of the individual. For the professional gemologist, or gem and jewelry trader, lighting is of the utmost importance. When using fluorescent lamps in the workplace, the rendition of all spectral colors when compared to natural daylight  more


Shenzhen Longxing Machinery Technology Co. Ltd. was founded in 1996, is a professional engaged in jewelry automation equipment R & D, production, sales as one of th hi-tech enterprises. Through years of continuous innovation, has become one of the jewelry automation equipment industry in most species, the largest high-tech enterprises. Our products are widely used in jewelry  more

GSI Surat Breaks New Ground in Bulk Star and Melee Testing

Gemological Science International, (GSI), one of the world’s leading gemological labs, is pleased to announce that it is the first and the only laboratory in India to begin batch testing for star and melee sized diamonds using the latest state of the art technology. In response to increasing demand for FTIR services, GSI offers resourceful and cost effective testing by utilizing a powerful and robust mid-IR spectrometer used for routine and advanced laboratory analysis.  more

GSI Lab to offer Sarine Profile with Diamond Grading Reports

GSI - Gemological Science International, one of the world's largest gem labs, is pleased to announce that it has decided to incorporate into its polished diamond grading and education services the full Sarine ProfileTM, including deriving the stone's light performance grade based on Sarine LightTM-measured data and providing the Sarine LoupeTM imaging and detailed Hearts and Arrows and 3-D Cut proportions graphic renditions.  more

Machinery & Technology companies Initiate "Machinery and Accessories Forum"

With growing demand for Technology and Machine tools by the gems and jewellery industry of India, leading companies from the sector have been demanding for more space within the IIJS [India International Jewellery Show], the largest gem and jewellery exhibition organised by GJEPC [Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council].  more

Machinery & Technology companies Initiate "Machinery and Accessories Forum"

With growing demand for Technology and Machine tools by the gems and jewellery industry of India, leading companies from the sector have been demanding for more space within the IIJS, the largest gem and jewellery exhibition organised by GJEPC.  more

INHORGENTA MUNICH Expands International Network
INHORGENTA MUNICH enters into a partnership with the China Watch & Clock Fair (CWCF) – one of the biggest trade shows for watches in the world. This step will further strengthen the international orientation of INHORGENTA MUNICH  more

METS 2015 concludes, planning on a new format for next year
HKJJA Exhibition Services Limited brought down the curtain on the second edition of METS – Machinery, Equipment, Technology and Supplies for Jewellery & Watch Industry on 27 June 2015 at Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC), Hong Kong.  more

28th June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair Opens to a record number of exhibitors

Reputed as one of Asia’s top three fine jewellery events, the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair opens its doors recently at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre  more

Machinery Equipment Technology & Supplies [METS] Show for Jewellery & Watch Industry opens in KowloonBay International Trade and Exhibition Centre

The second edition of METS show dedicated to the Technology, and Machine tool industry opened in Kowloon, Hong Kong recently.  more

3D Printing Technology Changing Dynamics in Jewellery Manufacturing

3D printing Technology has indeed revolutionised the very essence of jewellery making. The strenuous and time consuming process involved in jewellery manufacturing  more


OGI Systems Ltd., one of the leading providers of diamond manufacturing solutions,  more

METS 2015 concludes, planning on a new format for next year

HKJJA Exhibition Services Limited brought down the curtain on the second edition of METS – Machinery, Equipment, Technology and Supplies for Jewellery & Watch Industry on 27 June 2015 at Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC), Hong Kong.  more
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