Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

06 september 2021

There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

30 august 2021

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

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23 august 2021

De Beers’ GemFair ropes in more than 160 Sierra Leone artisanal miners

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Hari Krishna Exports – one of the first to use IIDGR’s AMS Machine

25 august 2014

Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. one of the world’s largest manufacturers and exporters of diamonds, commissioned the IIDGR’s Automated Melee Screening (AMS) Machine in its Headquarters in The Capital, BKC, Mumbai.
Hari Krishna Exports has always been one of the first to adopt new technology, which adds value for the customers. AMS machine is currently the most advanced machine with latest technology in CVD screening. It allows screening 500 carats of colorless and near colorless diamonds ranging from 1 pointer to 20 pointers in various pre-selected size categories per screening event to determine whether they are natural or not.
According to Hari Krishna Exports, the machine is hassle free to use and due to its automated technology, it does not require a person to sit through the whole process of screening; and could run through the night unattended.

Aruna Gaitonde, Rough&Polished correspondent in India