Date : 21.03.2017

Category : SSEF around the globe

SSEF launches PearlScan®

SSEF is introducing to the market a new system for scanning both single and multi-strand pearl necklaces. Called PearlScan®, it is able to count large quantities of pearls on strands and measure their dimensions. Consisting of an A4 scanner, computer and proprietary software, the system offers the pearl industry a new and efficient way of documenting pearl necklaces.


More information on PearlScan®

Date : 13.03.2017

Category : SSEF around the globe

SSEF at Baselworld Show, March 2017

Visit SSEF at BASELWORLD 2017 (March 23 - 30, 2017 - booth 3.0/B35) and enjoy our Express Service!


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Date : 12.03.2017

Category : SSEF around the globe, SSEF Press Releases

Facette No. 23 published and available online

The latest edition of SSEF's Facette magazine has been published. It is now also available online as a pdf. This magazine brings you reports of our latest gemmological research and findings, courses and other SSEF activities. 


Read the Facette

Date : 01.02.2017

Category : SSEF Press Releases, SSEF around the globe

SSEF introduces age dating of natural pearls as a client service

The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF has become the first gem laboratory worldwide to introduce, as an additional service to clients, age dating of pearls using carbon-14 (14C). This scientific method can provide the pearl industry with new valuable information about the age of loose pearls and pearls in jewellery.

View presentation on radiocarbon age dating of pearls

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