SGL signs MOU with Nepal Gem & Jewellery Association

Solitaire Gemmological Laboratories (SGL) headquartered London with laboratories in Dubai and nine locations in India, signed an MOU with the Nepal Gem & Jewellery Association to start an SGL laboratory in Kathmandu. This will be the first international laboratory to enter the Nepalese market and form a strategic alliance with an association. Nepal Gem & Jewellery Association (NEGJA) is the largest jewellery trade body under the the Nepalese Commerce and Industries ministry representing key organisations from the country. The MOU was signed by Mr. Manish Lal Pradhan, President of NEGJA and Mr. Chirag Soni, Director of SGL in the presence of Dr. Minendra Rijal, Minister of Industries & Telecommunications of Nepal and other prestigious associates and members of the Nepalese jewellery fraternity. More


EGL Asia and China's NGGC renew exclusive agreement, agree to further efforts on identification of synthetic diamonds

The Hong Kong-headquartered EGL Asia and NGGC, the state-owned, leading Chinese diamond grading laboratory, signed an agreement which renews and prolongs the close cooperation between the two institutions. The agreement was signed in Ramat Gan, Israel, during a visit of a Chinese delegation of representatives of the Shanghai Institute of Measurement and Testing Technology (SIMT) and NGGC. The agreement prolongs an exclusive agreement according to which customers of the two laboratories who wish to receive a diamond grading certificate from both organisations can do so by paying only for the EGL Asia grading report. EGL Asia and NGGC also cooperate closely in a research project concerning the identification of synthetic diamonds. More


Chinese Diamond Jewellers CHOW TAI SENG, KELA, SPLENDIA and TESIRO receive HRD ANTWERP Recognition Award

HRD Antwerp, Europe’s leading authority in diamond certification, is proud to announce Chow Tai Seng, Kela, Splendia and Tesiro, four of the leading diamond jewellery retailers in China, have received the prestigious HRD Antwerp Recognition Award during an exclusive ceremony in Shanghai on October 15th 2014.

Within the framework of an economic mission, celebrating 30 years of friendship between Antwerp & Shanghai, HRD Antwerp organised an exclusive lunch to honour Chinese diamond jewellery retailers Chow Tai Seng, Kela, Splendia and Tesiro for their relentless effort in bringing the Antwerp diamond heritage to the Chinese consumer through their bespoke retail programmes. More