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GSI BECOMES THE FIRST LAB TO BE ISO 17025 CERTIFIED IN DUBAI
Gemological Science International (GSI) today announced it has received its ISO 17025 and DAC - REQ – 01 accreditation in Dubai, making it the first-ever, international gemological organization to do so in that country. ISO/IEC 17025 was first issued in 1999 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission   more

MAGNIC - Bringing in Innovation that transforms the Jewellery Manufacturing Sector
Magnic Technologies is driven by people who are passionate about Electrical automation. Our industry specific and niche automation solutions makes all our clients more productive and sustainable. Our flagship product which is also the world's first "Ferrous particle detector machine" solves one of the biggest problems in the gold jewellery manufacturing   more

The Ultimate Detection Device For Laboratory Grown Diamonds
In an industry where synthetic diamonds are on the rise, trust and transparency are key to safeguarding the confidence between diamond traders, retailers and consumers alike. But how do you differentiate natural diamonds from lab-grown ones when their optical, physical and chemical properties are identical Differentiating laboratory grown   more

PARTNERSHIPS Transforming The Jewellery Manufacturing Sector In India
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 corporates have reaped the benefits of technology by expanding and growing to cater to a large International mass. The entry of CACAM software into the jewellery industry changed   more

One of the biggest Jewellery house's in South India boosts sales with Irys RFID
PMJ Jewels is one of the leading jewellery house's in South India with its presence worldwide in countries like USA, UAE & SE Asia. PMJ Jewels also familiarly known as PMJ had its inception in the year 1964. PMJ has been consistently prevailing as one the best retailers and are known for their designs and after sales services.   more

GIA Collaborates with Princeton University on Advanced Diamond Research
Scientists at Princeton University called on GIA's (Gemological Institute of America) expertise in gemological research and the analysis of optical centers to evaluate how to use the unique properties of diamonds to create a highly secure communications network. The research, published in the July 6, 2018 issue of Science magazine, examined how color centers created by replacing two carbon   more

IGDA Welcomes FTC's Revisions to Jewelry Guides
The International Grown Diamond Association (IGDA) welcomes the revisions introduced by Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to the Jewelry Guides. This revision, which is the Guides' first major overhaul since 1996, primarily acknowledges technological developments that have led to existence of diamonds that are formed both below and above the ground. In a detailed statement explaining the changes, the FTC notes, "The Commission no longer defines a "diamond" by using the term "natural" because it is no longer accurate   more

IGI Announces New Laboratory and Gemology School in Bengaluru
The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world's largest independent gemological institute, announced it has opened its 13th branch in Bengaluru. Located at 136 Cears Plaza off of Residency Road, the new laboratory will evaluate diamond jewelry as well as provide educational services in gemology to local diamond and gemstone enthusiasts. The Bengaluru branch complements IGI's established laboratories in Thrissur, Chennai and Hyderabad. The state-of-the-art laboratory will evaluate and certify jewelry on the same international   more

IGI D Show completes the 8th edition run successfully
The IGI D Show hosted by the International Gemological Institute, IGI India, concluded on a highly positive note. The theme for this edition was 'Designing For The Millennials' and the merchandise on display witnessed the convergence of contemporary and ethnic designs. The show, hosted at the Goa Marriott Resort and Spa from July 2nd, witnessed quality interaction among 29 handpicked manufacturers   more

The Diamond Industry Moves Towards Responsible Sourcing
Sarine Technologies Ltd noted that the major industry focus at theJCK Las Vegas 2018 trade show in early June was the issue of responsible diamond sourcing and provenance traceability. Major miners, including DeBeers who hosted a panel on its Tracr blockchain proposition, Alrosa and Canada's Dominion, all commented on the growing importance of diamond traceability.   more

SYNTHDETECT SHORTLISTED AS FINALIST FOR INDUSTRY INNOVATION AWARD
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, is pleased to announce that its ground-breaking synthetic diamond screening device, SYNTHdetect, has been shortlisted as a finalist for Industry Innovation of the Year in this year's JNA Awards. SYNTHdetect, launched last year, is the first synthetic diamond screening device to simultaneously test   more

Sahajanand Laser Technology Ltd.
India is poised to become the global hub for jewellery manufacturing. What according to you are the important factors that are responsible for the growth of the Indian jewellery sector?

Indians have always been in awe for beautiful jewellery and most of the diamond studded jewellery have their origins from India. Art and beauty goes hand in hand and that is what brought jewellery creation in the olden times. But systematically we went down in that innovation due to lack of technology during the colonial period.   more

Aditi Laser Integrator
JTM Bureau in an exclusive with Mr. Bhavin Kamdar, Director, Aditi Laser Integrator on the current market scenario in the Indian jewellery manufacturing sector. An exclusive:

India is poised to become the global hub for jewellery manufacturing. What according to you are the important factors that are responsible for the growth of the Indian jewellery sector?
Adapting the technology used in international market with the plus point of having very good labour force is pushing Indian jewellery   more

SRS Jewelkon India Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Shankhesh Shah, Managing Director, SRS Jewelcon on the growth of the tech and machinery sector in India:

Factors responsible for the growth of tech and Machinery sector in India.
Today, India is the most watched nation in terms of progress and prosperity. Thanks to the new Government which has made the way to conduct business very simple and transparent. India is known as a young nation and this itself defines the reason for its faster growth than any other economy. Competitiveness, Excellence in service levels   more


Subbu
Editor, The New Jeweller group
It's absolutely right if De Beers does it?
DeBeers launches 'Lightbox Jewellery' – A Lab grown jewellery brand
The announcement by DeBeers to launch 'Lightbox Jewellery' that would market a new brand of Lab grown Diamond jewellery under 'Lightbox' to offer consumers high quality fashion jewellery designs at lower prices than the existing lab grown diamonds, has been getting mixed reactions from the NaturalDiamonds and the Jewellery Sector. The epitomised entity 'DeBeers' who are the flag bearers of Natural Diamonds, entering the Lab grown market is indeed   more

Gold Side Production
India will be a global hub for jewellery manufacturing. What are the important factors that have contributed to the growth of this sector?
The Gems and Jewellery sector plays a significant role in the Indian economy, contributing around 7 per cent of the country's GDP and 15.71 per cent to India's total merchandise exports. It also employs over 4.64 million workers. One of the fastest growing sectors, it is extremely export oriented and labour intensive. The Government has recently undertaken various measures to promote investments and to upgrade technology and skills to promote 'Brand India' in the international market.   more

Krishna Enterprise
Technology and Machinery sector in India is evolving and competing with International tech manufacturers. Your opinion on the growth of indigenous manufactured tech products and the 'make in India' initiative of the government?
Buyers, in India have become knowledgeable now and they are aware about the brand of technologically advanced available in the market. I think a little more focus is required from buyer's side to understand these technologies along with an in depth understanding on using this technology and about how a product quality can be   more

H.K.Malvi Industries
What are the challenges faced by Indian tech and machine tool manufacturers in comparison with international distributors and what are the steps to overcome the same?
Let's take this question in the other way. Now international manufacturers are facing huge challenges as compared to Indian machinery manufacturers in terms of quality, pricing and of course, after sales service. Indian tech and machinery manfactureres are in a better position to offer products that are better in quality and most importantly pricing when it comes to comparing with machines made abroad   more

Kaustubhh Technocraft
Factors that have resulted in the growth of Tech and Machinery sector in India.

INDIA, in fact the "SONE KI CHIDIYA" was well known since centuries as the hub for its traditional jewellery & jewellery making art, thanks for being gifted by the great artisans & rapidly growing in house technology.
On Make in India initiative.
Remarkably in all the "top class posts & fields" the world finds an Indian reputed name as far as Research, technology & business   more

Amol Dies Maker
Mr. Amol B Kharote, Director, Amol Dies Maker on the current trend in the Tech and Machine tool sector and the challenges faced. Excerpts:

Your opinion on the growth of indigenous manufactured tech products and the 'Make In India' initiative of the government?

The 'Make In India' initiative has allowed all of our small businesses to have the similar exposure and opportunity to showcase our   more

INDIA A Growing Technology Market
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 Technology & Machine tool manufacturers have reaped the benefits of technology by expanding and growing to cater to a large International mass. The entry of Laser technology in sawing, gold testing, welding, and hallmarking has indeed shaped the transformation of the sector in India. Indian Manufacturers producing state of the art equipments for Gold and Silver refining plant, Gold assaying, Gold chain making   more

EVERLEDGER & DIAMOND DURABILITY LABORATORY INNOVATE DIAMOND DAMAGES RISK ASSESSMENT REPORTS
Everledger announced the collaborative launch of the Diamond Risk Platform with the Diamond Durability Laboratory (DDL) which dramatically shifts the risk assessment reporting of diamond damage into an innovative realm. An industry-first, with development commencing in 2016 and completed in Q1 2018, the Diamond Risk Platform performs the creation, management and storage of   more

Nickunj Eximp Ent. P. Ltd.
The Indian jewellery industry today is witnessing a dire need for innovation. The designs you see today in jewellery stores are not much different than the ones from 10 years ago. A huge chunk of the businesses are still relying on age old processes and techniques to manufacture jewellery, despite the availability of the most cutting edge technologies in the market.   more

Fauna Technologies
Incorporated in India, Fauna Technologies Private Limited is a professionally managed enterprise committed to improvise business functions through innovative business and technology solutions. Our experience and expertise helps understand your business needs and provide radical solutions to minimize costs and maximize revenues.   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 past few years is testimony to the significant benefit the technology has brought to the diamond industry.   more

GIA Research Scientists to Offer Advanced Synthetic Diamond Seminar
Building on more than 80 years of industry-leading gemological education programs and more than 60 years of scientific research into natural, treated and synthetic diamonds, GIA (Gemological Institute of America, Inc.) will offer a new synthetic diamond seminar at GIA locations around the world beginning in Hong Kong on June 19, just before the Hong Kong Gem Show. This one-day program,   more

DE BEERS GROUP SUCCESSFULLY TRACKS FIRST DIAMONDS FROM MINE TO RETAIL ON INDUSTRY BLOCKCHAIN
De Beers Group recently announced that it has successfully tracked 100 high-value diamonds along the value chain during the pilot of its industry blockchain platform, marking the first time a diamond's journey has been digitally tracked from mine to retail. An immutable and secure digital trail was created for a selection of rough diamonds mined by De Beers as they moved from the mine to   more

KGK Expands operations in Namibia
KGK, the global Diamond manufacturing giant and a DTC Sightholder has expanded operations in Namibia by investing in a state of the art factory to cut and polish Diamonds. Tom Alweendo, Mines and energy minister, inaugurated the new set up. This initiative of KGK Group will not only help generate employment opportunities to the local Namibians, but will also mark the beginning of KGK's Industry support and initiatives in Namibia. KGK Group apart   more

Sarine's Artificial Intelligence Based 4Cs Diamond Grading Reports Adopted by Japan's K-Uno
Sarine Technologies Ltd is pleased to announce that the leading Japanese jewellery company K-Uno is the first retailer in the world to adopt the new Sarine 4Cs diamond report – the world's first artificial-intelligence based, technology driven automated grading report. K-Uno, a leader in Japan's jewellery retail market, is known for its innovation. The introduction of Sarine's 4Cs grading reports in the K-Uno chain was announced last week at the company's   more

US Consul general to India HE Edgard D Kagan Opens the fist Bharat Diamond Week
Bharat Diamond Bourse, Worlds largest Diamond Bourse with over 5000 members opened its first edition of Bharat Diamond Week. Over 100 exhibitors of Loose Diamonds prepared for a showdown to more than 500 buyers and members of the New York Diamond club over a period of 3 days. In his inaugural speech Anup Mehta President Bharat Diamond Bourse stressed on the need for more such events and complimented the exhibitors and registered visitors   more

3rd Diamond Detection Expo and Symposium launched in Bharat Diamond Bourse
In the sidelines of the Bharat Diamond Week, GJEPC [The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council] Launched the 3rd edition of the DDES – Diamond Detection Expo and Symposium. The expo is an annual affair of the GJEPC and brings together a number of technology and machinery companies to promote and exhibit state of the art Diamond detection equipments from India and abroad.   more

LAB ALERT
HPHT-grown diamonds might escape detection as synthetics, once they are treated with irradiation
Diamond Services, the Hong Kong-headquartered developer of technological systems and services for detecting synthetic, imitation and treated diamonds, has issued a worldwide alert to the jewellery and gemstone trades   more

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+ TO IMPRESS WITH NEW COLOURED GEMSTONES SECTOR AT 2018 EDITION
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

WITH A + 10% OF BUYERS, VICENZAORO IS CONFIRMED THE MOST IMPORTANT APPOINTMENT FOR JEWELLERY IN THE EUROPEAN CONTINENT
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

IIDGR UNVEILS INDUSTRY-FIRST SYNTHETIC SCREENING DEVICE FOR TESTING MULTIPLE STONES IN SET JEWELLERY
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

IIDGR ANNOUNCES GRADING PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING BRIDAL JEWELLERY RETAILER IN JAPAN
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

www.gematlas.com 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 www.gematlas.com 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

IIDGR ESTABLISHES POLISHED DIAMOND GRADING PARTNERSHIP WITH LUKFOOK JEWELLERY
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

DE BEERS' IIDGR UNVEILS NEXT GENERATION AUTOMATED MELEE SCREENING INSTRUMENT
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

ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY
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

IIDGR ESTABLISHES FIRST RETAILER GRADING PARTNERSHIP IN ASIA
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

DE BEERS GROUP’S IIDGR INVESTS FURTHER US$5M TO EXPAND SURAT DIAMOND 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,   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

Imaginarium
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

DE BEERS’ IIDGR TO LAUNCH NEW SYNTHETIC DIAMOND DETECTION TECHNOLOGY
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 INAUGURATES NEW HONG KONG OFFICE
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

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIAMOND GRADING & RESEARCH TO LAUNCH GRADING SERVICE IN NEW MARKETS
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

LEADING DIAMOND GROWERS, DISTRIBUTORS, RETAILERS AND TECHNICAL EXPERTS COME TOGETHER TO LAUNCH THE INTERNATIONAL GROWN DIAMOND ASSOCIATION (IGDA)
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

LONGXING JEWELRY MACHINE

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. AND HRD ANTWERP ANNOUNCE SYSTEM INTEROPERABILITY

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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