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DSEF German Gem Lab

D-55743 Idar-Oberstein
T: 49.6781.50840    F: 49.6781.508419
W: www.dsef.de, www.dgemg.com, www.gemcertificate.com
E: info@gemcertificate.com

OWNER: Foundation, founded by German Gemmological Association (DGEMG)
DIRECTOR: Dr. Claudio Milisenda
CONTACT: Dr. Claudio Milisenda, Dr. Klaus Schollenbruch
SPECIALIZATION: Gemstone identification, colored gemstone reports, origin reports, research, pearls.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: Standard gemological instruments, including refractometers, vertical and horizontal microscopes, polariscopes, conoscopes, scales, hydrostatic balances, light boxes, color filters, dichroscopes, UV units, spectroscopes, measuring devices.
SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT: UV-Vis-VIS and NIR spectrometers, FTIR spectrometer, EDXRF, Raman, X-radiography, DiamondSure, DiamondView, cathodoluminescence, LA-ICP-MS.
CERTIFICATES/REPORTS: Identification reports, origin reports,
stones set in jewelry reports and tanzanite grading reports.
DIAMOND CERTIFICATES/REPORTS: Authenticity of fancy color diamonds.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Gemology diploma course (via DGEMG).

EPI - Gem Testing Institute

Riesenwaldstr. 6
D-77797 Ohlsbach
T: 49.7803.600808    F: 49.7803.600809
W: www.epigem.de    E: lab@epigem.de

CONTACT: B. Bruder
OWNER: Dipl. - Min. B. Bruder
SPECIALIZATION: Color enhancements of minerals and gemstones.
SERVICES OFFERED: Identification of colored minerals, gemstones, simulants and synthetics; detection of artificial enhancements, including fissure filling and heat treatment.
CERTIFICATES/REPORTS: Certificates include physical properties of the stone (measurements, weight, color), photo, identification (scientific name, variety), trade name and detected enhancements, including heat treatment.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: EDX (university supported), infrared spectroscopy.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: At the University of Tuebingen, Germany.

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