New Tender Center to be Launched during Israel’s International Diamond Week
GIA Now Taking Submissions for Melee Analysis Service
Following a five-month pilot programme, clients can now submit round D-to-Z melee-size diamonds for GIA’s Melee Analysis Service. The fully automated system, which rapidly and accurately analyzes and sorts diamonds ranging from 0.90 to 4.00 mm  more
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) will officially open a new International Tender Center on February 14, 2017 during the sixth International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI). During that week IDE will host three important tenders of polished and rough diamonds -- by Alrosa, I. Hennig and Koin. The visit of Alrosa President Andrey Zharkov, who will be a guest of honor at IDWI, is timed to coincide with the opening of the tender center.
The center is housed in a specially designed state of the art facility within the IDE complex, affording optimal convenience and security. Its control system, one of the most advanced in the world, offers users an efficient, comfortable and safe process. The facility has private evaluation rooms built around a secured control room, from which every evaluation room can be observed. The control room has been fitted with one-way mirrors and closed-circuit cameras covering every evaluation room. The International Tender Center is being established by IDE to consolidate under one roof as many   more
The World’s Largest Jewellery Marketplace Twin Jewellery Shows Set to Open in Hong Kong
Two of the jewellery industry’s leading trade fairs are set to open in Hong Kong in early 2017. 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 AsiaWorld-Expo, while the 34th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show will open from 2 to 6 March at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. The two shows will welcome   more