Author Archives: Mr Lareef Samad

Gem and Jewellery Institute Of Sri Lanka Adds Gem Identification To Its Growing List Of Courses

The Gem and Jewellery Institute Of Sri Lanka(GJI)  a leading training institute and a non-profit organization is introducing a gem identification course. This course will also include practical sessions on identification of gemstones, which will be very useful to gem merchants, designers and retailers. In Sri Lanka there is a lack of high quality programs […]

Antwerp Banks Okay Diamonds As Collateral

Due to the downturn in the economy the diamond industry has been hit, including the world’s most renowned diamond trading center, Antwerp. The Antwerp World Diamond Center (AWDC), which is the official representative of the Antwerp diamond sector has reached agreement with  Antwerp banks to accept diamonds as collateral .The deal was announced on Tuesday […]

Steinmetz Diamond Studded Helmets Again In Monaco Grand Prix

Images courtesy McLaren For four consecutive years Vodafone McLaren Mercedes and Steinmetz Diamonds are team partners for the Monaco Grand Prix. On Sunday 24th May two drivers for the team will be wearing the custom made diamond studded helmets. The two drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are the world No 1 and No 2 […]

Sri Lanka To Start A State Of The Art International Gem Lab

Photo above: Hasitha Tillekeratne, Chairman of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority (right) handing over a cheque for Rs 92.49 million to Sheriff Rahuman (left) Director Lanka Gemmological Laboratory Private Limited. Sri Lanka is set to start a fully equipped state of the art gemmological laboratory in accordance with international standards. The laboratory is to […]

Internet Stones.COM Adds Powerful Web 2.0 Applications

Photo above is a snapshot of the recently introduced News Section of Internet Stones.COM. It is hosted on a sub-domain of our main website. Internet Stones.COM is the leading organization in Sri Lanka dedicated to the development of the gem and jewellery industry in Sri Lanka and worldwide. We provide up to date news […]

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