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The latest edition (June 2021) of SSEF’s Facette magazine is now available online as a PDF. This magazine brings you reports of our latest gemmological research and findings, courses and other SSEF activities.- The Science of Gem Testing - New Afghan emeralds- Machine learning...

The latest edition (May 2020) of SSEF's Facette magazine is now available online as a PDF. This magazine brings you reports of our latest gemmological research and findings, courses and other SSEF activities.- Age dating of gems- GemTrack™- Laser inscription of gems- DNA fingerprinting of pearls...

After a period of temporary closure, the SSEF lab in Basel is now testing gemstones and jewellery again. We are pleased to announce that as a measure of support for the international gem and jewellery trade we are offering special conditions on most regular SSEF-Ferrari shuttles until...

We will be in Bangkok 13 – 17 January 2020 offering our on-site testing services. Our office is in the gem trade district at the Silom Road. Equipped with our instruments and spectrometers, we will be testing coloured gemstones. Please contact us to make an appointment. More information on...