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GII presented R&D work in two International Conferences during July 2023

1) 7th International Conference on Luminescence and Applications (ICLA-2023) was held during July 3-6, 2023, in CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR – IICT), Hyderabad. About 250...

Board of Trustees & Employees of Gemmological Institute of India congratulate its chairman.

Shri Anoopbhai Mehta on his receivingLifetime achievement award, by GJEPC 49th IGJ Awards, 2023 Anoopbhai spoke in his brief thanks giving address. “— it is due to collective contributions of Members...

GII celebrates its 52nd Anniversary

Gemmological Institute of India, GII has completed its 52nd year on 12th April 2023. It was celebrated on Saturday, 15 April 2023 in the Convention Hall, Bharat Diamond Bourse, BKC. All the...

Gemmological Institute of India [GII]Organises the 41st Convocation Ceremony

Shri Shyam Jagannathan, IAS, Zonal Development Commissioner delivered the convocation address during the 41st Convocation organized by Gemmological Institute of India held in Mumbai on 3rd December...

Jubilee Diamond : Tata Memorial Hospital

Jubilee Diamond is a magnificent colorless, cushion-cut diamond with a weight of 245.35 carats ranks as the sixth largest in the world. The original rough stone,  irregular octahedron shape...

Largest Rare Pink Diamond, “The Lulo Rose” mined from Africa

Lulo Mine is a diamond rich mine located in the  Northeast region of Angola. A big pink diamond weighing about 170-carat was discovered in Angola, Africa, named as  “The Lulo Rose” and is claimed to...

SEMINAR ON NAVGRAHA GEMSTONES & SYNTHETIC DIAMONDS

Gemmological Institute of India (GII), Mumbai is in the forefront of training and Education besides Testing and R&D. GII organizes seminars and Training programmes in Mumbai as well as outside...

Queen of Asia : A Giant Blue Sapphire

A 310kg (1550000 carat) Blue Sapphire was unveiled on Sunday, 12th December 2021 in Sri Lanka. The National Gem and Jewelry Authority of Sri Lanka certified the highly valuable gemstone and...

GII conducted Convocation on 13th October 2021

Customs Officers’ Training Gemmological Institute of India (GII) is the Pioneer institute for imparting   Training and providing Laboratory services. GII, since its inception in 1971 has...

The Maiko Star ( Sparkler ) sold at USD 15,700,000 on October 5th 2020

A 102.39 carats egg-shaped Diamond named as “The Sparkler “went under the hammer in a single-lot auction without a reserve price at Sotheby’s,  Hong Kong, on October 5th 2020 . It was purchased  for...

Blue Rare Diamonds found in Cullinan Mine, South Africa

Eye witness News (EWN),  South Africa reported the mining of five blue Diamonds from Cullinan mines in South Africa. It is well known that anatural diamonds are  formed in the earth mantle  in the...

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