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Understanding Diamonds

27-29 Grand-Rue, 1661 Luxembourg

“Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend”.

So the song goes. But have you ever wondered how they come into existence? Where are diamonds found? What makes them so valuable? Why do they sparkle? Why are some diamonds more valuable than others? How is the quality of a diamond determined? What are the four Cs of diamonds?

If you want to know the answers to these questions, come to hear the experts explain in a further event in the ILCC series “The business of..”. Also, you will have the opportunity to examine a diamond under a microscope.

18.30 Registration
19.00 Welcome by Joe Huggard, ILCC Chairman
19.05 Presentation by Mr Pierre Rossy, Graduate in Precious Stones (Idar-Oberstein) and Mrs. Sophie Rossy, Graduate in Gemmology (HRD Antwerp)
19.45 Questions and Answers
20.00 “Examine a Diamond” and Networking Cocktail

Venue: Schroeder Joailliers, 27-29 Grand Rue in Luxembourg city.

Prior registration necessary by email to

For security reasons, only those who have registered in advance can be admitted. Closing date for registrations is Tuesday May 17th.

Numbers are strictly limited and registration will be on a first come basis.

Cost: non-members €25 (free for members).

event report

Thank you to Pierre Rossy, Director of Schroeder Joailliers, who gave an insightful presentation on diamonds and its industry on 19th May at Schroeder Joailliers, Luxembourg.

The presentation was followed by Q&A and Networking. Catering by Namur Cafe.

Photographs curtesy of Ali Sahib.

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