The world’s first wearable CVD lab-grown ‘all diamond’ ring graded at HRD Antwerp
Antwerp, February 7, 2019 – Dutch Diamond Technologies (DD) has created the world’s first ring that is entirely made from a lab-grown diamond. ‘Project D’, DD’s name for the ring, took a year to manufacture and was created in honour of the...read more
Tmall Award Trophy designed by HRD Antwerp Jewellery Design Lecturer Veerle Van Wilder
Alibaba’s B2C online platform Tmall held its First Chinese New Consumption Award Ceremony on January 7, 2019. This ceremony was in honor of the top 24 Brands which used Tmall’s Innovation Center to release and sell their new products and services in the past year. HRD Antwerp Jewellery Design...read more
DMCC welcomes MoU signing between STARGEMS DMCC and HRD Antwerp to establish diamond jewellery grading lab in Almas Tower
Dubai, UAE, December 19, 2018 - HRD Antwerp, a European leading authority in diamond certification, has entered a partnership with Dubai-based jewellery retailer Stargems Group to certify their entire jewellery inventory through the establishment of a diamond jewellery grading...read more
HRD Antwerp Season's Greetings- Opening hours during the holidays
Every year is memorable in one way or another. As the holiday season approaches, we find it’s the ideal time to reflect on the previous 12 months and acknowledge those who have assisted us in achieving our goals.
We would like to express our sincerest appreciation for the trust you...read more
HRD Antwerp successfully organized Jewellery Design Course in China
From 19th till 23rd November 2018, HRD Antwerp organized a successful Jewellery Design Course in Hangzhou, China. Our students followed the 5-day course and learnt the essential basis of jewellery design:
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Santa is getting gifts for you with HRD Antwerp at his side. This December, in collaboration with DIVA Museum, we bring you a sparkling white Christmas!
Three various exciting prizes to win during 3 weeks! Stay Tuned!
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HRD Antwerp Retailer Support Kit
Retailer Support Kit
Trust is key when it comes to purchasing diamonds. HRD Antwerp now offers a set of retail tools to help retailers to achieve customers' trust at first glance. Our retailer support kit contains all the key elements you need to attract and inform...read more
HRD Antwerp Alumni visit the Bulgari Temple in Roma
On Monday, November 19th, HRD Antwerp graduate gemmologists visited the Bulgari temple in Roma.
Lucia Silvestri, creative director at Bulgari, showed the recent graduates their fabulous gemstones collection and exquisite jewellery designs. Our Alumni also had the opportunity to visit...read more
HRD Antwerp holds diamond night in Valenza
On October 29, HRD Antwerp organised a “Diamond Night” at the Golf Club La Serra in Valenza in collaboration with Botazzi Tech.
The event was part of a series of networking events throughout Europe aiming to develop long-lasting partnerships with local jewellers while providing them...read more
Press Release - HRD Antwerp to certify diamonds on Alibaba platform
November 5, 2018 – Antwerp, Belgium – Today, HRD Antwerp announced that it would be certifying all diamonds sold by Shape of Antwerp, the new diamond jewellery brand that highlights the best of jewellery design. The Shape of Antwerp collection will be sold exclusively on the Chinese...read more
HRD Antwerp Education launches diploma registration with unique QR codes
Following the request of our Chinese alumni, we have developed a unique QR code system which from now on allows our alumni to consult their diploma information online.
Last Friday, the first QR code registered diplomas were printed and awarded to the graduating students of two...read more
HRD Antwerp holds diamond night at the residence of the Belgian Ambassador in Geneva
On June 28, HRD Antwerp organised a “Diamond Night” at the Residence of Excellency Mr. Ambassador HE Geert Muylle, permanent representative of Belgium to the UN in Geneva in his presence and a delegation of leading Swiss jewellers. The event was part of a series of networking...read more
HRD Antwerp and Russian Ministry of Finance sign cooperation agreement
In the context of the KP Intersessional taking place this week, which has brought the diamond world to Antwerp, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, represented by the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Aleksey Vladimirovich Moiseev, signed a Memorandum of...read more
New laboratory take-in service operated by Gem Lab in partnership with HRD Antwerp
HRD Antwerp and Gem Lab, a division of Malca-Amit Group, are pleased to announce a new collaborative service whereby Gem Lab becomes an authorized ‘HRD Antwerp LabDirect Program’ participant. Gem Lab will serve as the point of contact for clients in their network who wish to obtain an HRD...read more
Opening of Jewellery Grading lab in SEEPZ and office in Bharat Diamond Bourse
HRD Antwerp has announced the opening of a jewellery grading lab in the Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone (SEEPZ) in Mumbai, established for manufacturers exporting to various international locations. “Our customers will have safe, reliable and easy access to our services....read more
Graduates Ceremony in Teheran,Iran
On Wednesday December 13, HRD Antwerp organized a Graduates Ceremony in Teheran, Iran. In the presence of Dr. Katrien De Corte, Chief Officer Education & Industry, 36 students received the HRD Antwerp Certified Diamond Grading Diploma. They followed an intensive 3-...read more
HRD Antwerp Season's Greetings- Opening hours during the holidays
As another year filled with great memories and joyous times now almost lays behind us, the HRD Antwerp Board of Directors, the HRD Antwerp Management Committee and Staff would like to thank you for a wonderful year and wish you all the best for 2018!
HRD Antwerp India - Inaugration of new education Campus
HRD Antwerp has always been a global front-runner for industry related education, which includes diamonds, gemstones and jewellery. With the Indian gem and jewellery industry being a global leader when it comes to exports of diamonds, gemstones and jewellery, HRD Antwerp earlier this year...read more
HRD Antwerp has launched its new ID card!
HRD Antwerp, Europe’s leading authority in diamond certification, has launched its new ID CARD on the 25th and 26th of October 2017 in Antwerp. The ID CARD is a highly affordable, new type of grading report for diamonds that weigh between 0.08 and 0.998cts. On Wednesday 25 in the...read more