Lab-grown diamond jewellery sales to breach the 10% mark for the first time this year – Zimnisky

The supply and demand for man-made diamonds had been on an increase in recent years, much to the discomfort of the natural diamonds industry. Some companies in the mid-stream segment of the natural diamond industry are now involved in the lab-grown business...

28 november 2022

Diamond mining and diamond synthesis: Which is more efficient?

Vladislav Zhdanov - Professor at the National Research University Higher School of Economics and former Vice President of ALROSA (2015-2018). He is a physicist by profession. Vladislav Zhdanov was educated at the Ural Federal University (General...

21 november 2022

The success of TAGS over the past 5 years has encouraged many large tender houses to establish regular and sizeable tender operations in Dubai

Mike Aggett is an experienced Private Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the mining and metals industry. Skilled in Luxury Goods, Business Planning, Sales, Gemology, and Jewelry, Mike is a professional who graduated from Dover College...

14 november 2022

It all starts with stones - it is they that give impetus, determine the image and embodiment

Maxim Selikhov is the founder of the SelikhoV Diamonds brand launched in 2006, and the company manufactures unique handmade jewellery with rare high-quality gemstones. He is also known as a collector of unique and large-size jewellery stones who considers...

07 november 2022

‘Our technologies – CVD machines and growing technology – are game changers’, asserts Arnaud Flambeau, Executive Chairman, 2DOT4 Diamonds LLC

Arnaud Flambeau is the Executive Chairman of ‘2DOT4 Diamonds LLC’, Dubai, a fully integrated lab-grown diamonds company. The Company provides rough 'as grown' diamonds, in-house polished IGI certified loose polished diamonds and high-quality...

31 october 2022

STPL receives FICCI Platinum Level Quality Systems Excellence Award

28 april 2018

Surat based company, Sahanand Technologies Pvt Ltd (STPL) received the "FICCI Platinum Level Quality Systems Excellence Awards for Industry". STPL has been successful in developing value based, quality processes and was one of the winners at a FICCI conference on 'Sustainable Industry Growth through Quality Systems'.
The awards were presented by Ms. Surina Rajan, the Director General of the Bureau OF Indian Standards (BIS). Adhering to the international standards, the company has creatively integrated values in the processes in such a way that diamond industry is able to achieve global excellence using the products of STPL.
Bhargav Kotadia, Executive Director, STPL said, "Creating a value adding and quality driven innovation processes is what STPL is known for. As a pioneer of laser technology and trendsetter of the diamond industry, we are engaged in developing and delivering excellence that can help Indian products stand out at the global level."
Rahul Gaywala, Chief Executive Officer, STPL said, "Recognition from a prestigious national level institution like FICCI is certainly a great pride for us. At STPL, we have always strived to integrate values in the process of innovation and excellence as our innovations are aimed at solving larger problems of the industry. We believe in setting standards that can bridge the technology gaps and increase the quality and quantity of the products. It is heartening to see that FICCI jury has appreciated our approach."


Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished