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February 2019, IGC Group has become a member of the ALROSA ALLIANCE.

Obtaining the status of ALROSA ALLIANCE member opens the way to become a long-term client of ALROSA, the world leader in rough diamond mining.

“We are delighted to enter the ALROSA ALLIANCE and partner with one of the world’s largest diamond suppliers. As a manufacturer of diamonds in the finest make and a preferred supplier of luxury jewellery and watch brand houses worldwide, we welcome this partnership with ALROSA. Stable and transparent rough diamond supply is essential in today’s business environment. ” says Jacques Claes, Hon. President of IGC Group.

IGC Group - Belgian excellence in diamonds

Five generations of diamond expertise have underpinned the success of one of the world's oldest diamond firms. Jacques Claes, assisted by his father Frans Claes, a diamond cutter, established the company in 1912.

A major milestone in IGC Group’s history was the establishment of a large polishing factory in Thailand in 1980. Since then, two more factories have joined the group: one in Laos in 1999 and another in Botswana in 2007.

Known all over the world for its finest make, IGC Group is a strategic diamond partner for the Swiss watch industry, high-end retailers and jewellery manufacturers worldwide.

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