Last updateWed, 14 Mar 2018 3pm

What's New

Holojem™ platform transforms retail experience

Augmented reality technology now available to retail jewelers


(NEENAH, Wis.) - The Holojem™ platform - a JCK premiere release - is a highly innovative new technology designed to enrich and enhance the retail experience, now available to jewelry retailers. This technology uses a holographic rendering and interactive platform to create a 3D augmented reality experience for the customer.

Gesswein introduces the PUK4c welder with SM03 Scope


The PUK4c precision welder is a compact and versatile TIG impulse welder. Fine and minute welds are carried out under a 10x welding microscope (SM03 Microscope). Very close to laser welding, the PUK4c allows the exact positioning of small, stable spot-welds or welds in hard-to-get-to or deep lying positions. In contrast to soldering, the area of the work piece affected by heat is very small. So small in fact, that problem free welds adjacent to precious stones or pearls can be handled with ease.

GIA demonstrates prototype mounted gem testing device

New accessibly-priced instrument to be available in late 2017

gia(CARLSBAD, Calif.) - GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has announced it will introduce for sale later this year an easy-to-operate, sophisticated desktop instrument to reliably identify natural diamonds, separating them from all simulants and from diamonds that may be synthetic or treated.