Articles tagged under: Diamond industry

Surat lab develops world’s biggest 30-carat lab-grown diamond

June 11, 2022
Surat lab develops world’s biggest 30-carat lab-grown diamond

Surat: The International Gemological Institute has certified a 30.18-carat lab-grown diamond developed by Carp Impex Lab of Surat as the world’s biggest lab-grown diamond. Hitherto, a 14-carat lab-grown diamond developed by the same laboratory in 2021 held the status of the world’s biggest lab-grown diamond. The biggest lab-grown diamond has been obtained by the chemical vapour deposition process, and it has H colour and VS2 clarity. The diamond took 28 days to be grown in the labor...Read More

Copyright case: Machine manufacturers and diamond factory owners to collectively fight legal battle

May 31, 2022
Copyright case: Machine manufacturers and diamond factory owners to collectively fight legal battle

Surat: A meeting of representatives of diamond manufacturers and polishing machinery manufacturers was organized in the city on Monday by the Surat Diamond Machinery and Technology Association to discuss the issue of a copyright case an Israeli company has filed against four-diamond manufacturing companies and about 200 diamond factory owners. The meeting ended with a declaration to begin breaking the Israeli company’s monopoly from Surat. The delegates at the meeting came with posters and ...Read More

‘Ganesh Sthapana’, lighting of 4,200 lamps at Surat’s Diamond Bourse on June 5

May 23, 2022
‘Ganesh Sthapana’, lighting of 4,200 lamps at Surat’s Diamond Bourse on June 5

Surat: The beautification work of the world’s largest diamond bourse in Surat is on the verge of completion. The bourse committee now has organized a ‘Ganesh Sthapana’ and ‘Maha-Aarti’ of 4,200 lamps on June 5, 2022, at the Surat Diamond Bourse. Attempts are being made to rope in Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dedicate the Diamond-shaped main gate built at a cost of Rs 9 crore to the people. However, some are of the view that the ceremony to dedicate the entire project to th...Read More

Dudhala in Gujarat to become the first completely solarized village

February 28, 2022
Dudhala in Gujarat to become the first completely solarized village

Surat: Goldi Solar, a solar panel manufacturer and EPC services provider, in partnership with Shree Ramkrishna Knowledge Foundation (SRKKF) today laid the foundation stone for the solarization of the village of Dudhala in Southern Gujarat. 400 KW solar rooftop projects here will be used to power around 350 houses and public areas such as anganwadis and gram panchayat. Once complete, this would be the first village to be completely powered with solar panels by a foundation. Instead of providi...Read More

Savjibhai Dholakia gifted Rs. 50 crore helicopter by family members

February 03, 2022
Savjibhai Dholakia gifted Rs. 50 crore helicopter by family members

Surat: Renowned businessman Savjibhai Dholakia’s family members gifted him a helicopter worth Rs 50 crore as a surprise gift, after he recently received Padma Shri award from the government for his achievement in social work. His family members including his brothers Ghanshyambhai, Tulsibhai, Himmatbhai and 8 sons of his family had arranged a surprise party in Mumbai for him on 1st February in which the gift announcement was made. Padma Shri awardee Savjibhai Dholakiya said that the bl...Read More

SDB announces incentives for shifting diamond business from Mumbai to Surat

January 22, 2022
SDB announces incentives for shifting diamond business from Mumbai to Surat

Surat: Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB) will put up the names of the members shifting their business from Mumbai to Surat at the reception of the bourse for a lifetime under the list ‘Leading member of SDB that started diamond trading’, as per a decision made by the managing committee of SDB. Such members will not have to pay the maintenance charge for the first six months, as per a circular of SDB. The circular further states that such members can purchase diamonds from anywhere but cannot se...Read More

Bengal workers not returning; Surat Jewelers start free skill course for locals

January 03, 2022

Surat: Jewelry Manufacturers Association here has started the jewelry designing course for the youth at free cost, which usually requires a fee of around Rs 35000. There is a lack of skilled artisans in Surat and Rajkot as over 30 percent skilled artisans from West Bengal and Maharashtra didn’t return after the first and second wave of covid-19 pandemic. The course is for the youth who have completed regular studies. The course is started after the order from the government following the ...Read More

Surat based Dinesh Navadiya appointed national treasurer of VHP

December 26, 2021
Surat based Dinesh Navadiya appointed national treasurer of VHP

Surat: Dinesh Navadiya, a city based diamond baron and Regional Chairman of Gems and Jewelary Export Promotion Council has been appointed as national treasurer of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP). Navadiya had been previously the organizational president of Southern Gujarat unit of VHP. He has been president of Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industries (SGCCI), a leading business association of Surat. DeshGujaratRead More

Surat may have world’s largest jewelry mall

November 30, 2021
Surat may have world’s largest jewelry mall

Surat: The captains of Gujarat Diamond Bourse and Ichchhapor Gems and Jewellery Park have decided to build the largest jewellery mall of the world in Ichchhapor Jewellery Park in Surat. The mall will be built across 55 thousand square feet out of the total land of 10 lakh square feet of Ichchhapor Gems and Jewellery Park. A total 850 jewellery showrooms will be built across 8.50 lakh square feet construction at a cost of Rs 850 crores. The site visit program is arranged on 5th December by Gu...Read More

3-day Gems and Jewelleries Exhibition kicks off in Surat

November 27, 2021
3-day Gems and Jewelleries Exhibition kicks off in Surat

Surat: Union Minister of State for railways and textiles Darshana Jardosh today inaugurated the 3-day gems and jewelleries exhibition at Sarsana convention centre, Surat organised by Surat Jewellery Manufacturers Association. Over 200 manufacturers have participated in this 3-day exhibition from 27th to 29th November. An umbrella of natural diamonds of 175 carat weight of the cost of Rs 20 lakh has become a centre of attraction in the exhibition. It is made of 12 thousand diamonds and 450-gr...Read More

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