Date : 04.11.2015

Category : SSEF Press Releases

SSEF and Gübelin Gem Lab agree to harmonise ‘pigeon blood red’ and ‘royal blue’ standards

The Swiss-based Gübelin Gem Lab and Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF, recognised as the leading laboratories for coloured stone testing, have agreed to harmonise their standards for the colour terms “pigeon blood red” and “royal blue.”  


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Date : 27.10.2015

Category : SSEF around the globe

How We Work - Videos

SSEF is proud to share videos documenting our gemmological work. You will find four videos here highlighting different core areas of our expertise.

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Date : 18.02.2015

Category : SSEF Press Releases

Inauguration of new SSEF laboratory in Basel

SSEF inaugurates new state-of-the-art laboratory in Basel, enabling massive expansion of research, education and grading services.


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Date : 07.07.2014

Category : SSEF around the globe

BBC documents pearl testing at SSEF

Many of the most valuable and famous natural pearls are tested by SSEF. The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) recently visited SSEF's lab to document how we test pearls and learn more about the newest developments in pearl testing science. 


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