International Gemological Institute (IGI) announces its laboratory in Pune

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Pune 15 September 2023 : International Gemological Institute (IGI), a global authority in diamond and gemstone certification Institute proudly announces the opening of its 30th laboratory in the heart of Maharashtra, Pune. IGI Headquartered in Antwerp (Belgium) provides close to 50 years of expertise in diamond, coloured stones & jewelry certification. To mark the inauguration & commencement of its laboratory in Pune, Mr Tehmasp Printer CEO (International Gemological Institute) welcomed prominent Jewelers to grace this occasion. The inauguration event was initiated with the ceremonious lamp lighting, followed by the Ganesh Puja – an auspicious commencement of the Pune laboratory and education institute & a welcome address by Mr Printer.With Pune, IGI has now 30 labs worldwide with 19 labs in India.

Mr Tehmasp Printer expressed – his delight to bring IGI’s services to Pune and explained how the city along with other trade is a promising jewelry market with increasing young working population. Traditionally as well jewelry is an integral part of Maharashtrian culture.IGI is committed to providing authenticity to purchases & instills trust to our end consumers. IGI Pune commenced its operations from 15th September, 2023.

About IGI: The International Gemological Institute (IGI) , a Blackstone portfolio company. IGI has 30 laboratories and 19 education facilities in major diamond and jewelry centers around the world. For close to 50 years, IGI has provided the fine jewelry community and consumers with a broad range of services including natural and laboratory grown diamond reports, colored stone grading and origin reports, as well as jewelry identification and appraisal reports. With the increase of lab grown diamonds in the marketplace, IGI screens millions of natural and lab grown diamonds in order for the industry and consumers to receive the product they expect. Regardless of location or marketplace, an authentic IGI Laboratory Report is the common language of trust and confidence in the gemological world.