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Innovhub SSI - Cisgem

viale Achille Papa, 30
20149 Milano
T: 39.02.8515.5250    F: 39.02.8515.5258
W: www.innovhub.it/web/divisione-innovazione-e-cisgem/laboratorio-cisgem
E: info.cisgem@mi.camcom.it

CONTACT: Antonello Donini, Elena Gambini
OWNER: INNOVHUB SSI – Chamber of Commerce of Milan
DIRECTOR: Dr. Attilio Martinetti
SPECIALIZATION: Engineering, optics, GIA, master’s degree geological sciences.
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT: Laser inscription.
SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT: UV-Vis-NIR spectrophotometer, FTIR spectrophotometer, Raman microprobe also used for photoluminescence, EDXRF spectrometer, SEM-EDS, X-ray generator for radiographs and X-ray luminescence, X-ray generator for powder diffraction, X-ray generator for single crystal diffraction of radiographs, laser tomography.
SERVICES OFFERED: Diamond grading, identification of natural, synthetic and treated, which includes fissure filling, irradiation and HPHT. Grading of colored diamonds. Colored stones, including coral, ivory, etc.: identification of species for natural, synthetic and treated, description of color, weight and dimensions, cut, country of origin upon request. Pearls: identification, weight and dimensions, thickness of nacre, environment (saltwater/freshwater) upon request.
CERTIFICATES/REPORTS: Certificate and preliminary with complete identification of species for natural, synthetic and treated (LMHC wording). On request, country of origin for rubies, sapphires and emeralds. On request for pearls: thickness of nacre (for bead nucleated cultured pearls), kind and environment.
DIAMOND CERTIFICATES/REPORTS: Full diamond certificate. Identification of natural, synthetic and treated, which includes laser drilling, fissure filling, irradiation and HPHT. Grading of colored diamonds.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: Educational short courses.



International Gemological Institute (IGI) Italy
Via O. Sala 26
32040 Borca di Cadore (Bl.), Cavalese
T: 39.043.548.26.19    F: 39.043.548.26.19
W: www.igiworldwide.com    E: italy@igiworldwide.com

CONTACT: Luigi Costantini, managing director
See Belgium, IGI Antwerp for details. 

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