There is little debate that there is no equal to the mesmerizing shine of diamonds. Equally, there is no match to the elegance of gemstones. KGK Group owes its success to the colourful world of precious and semi-precious stones and there is no competing with them when it comes to gemstones. Read on to find out more.
The foundation of the diversified multinational KGK group was laid in the gemstone trade. Gemstone mining and processing is still a key business segment of the group that has four major mining investments: two Emerald mines, one Paraiba mine and one Rubellite mine. While Paraiba and Rubellite are semi-precious gemstones, Emerald is considered a precious gemstone.
At the moment the KGK Group invests in primary gemstone mining in South America and Africa. One of the guiding principles of for the group is the commitment towards ethical sourcing and benefiting local communities. Any investment and sourcing is done keeping in mind its effect on the local community and the ethical dilemmas behind it given utmost important. The company sources from Brazil, Colombia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Zambia.
KGK’s highly skilled and experienced team of gemmologists and engineers work towards extracting these gemstones in the most sustainable and environmentally friendly fashion possible. It is their mandate to find the most desirable and exotic coloured gemstones for the end consumer and make sure the practices involved in doing that are sustainable.
Apart from owning and operating its own mines the group has several tie ups from where it sources raw material. It is then cut and polished to deliver an exceptional range of precious and semi-precious gemstones. These high quality gemstones processed by the KGK Group are available to wholesale customers and they also become a part of the group’s own jewellery business.
Indian gems and jewellery are coveted worldwide, but the six main markets for KGK’s coloured stones are the U.S.A., Japan, China, India, Thailand, and Middle East. These six markets and some others are supplied from strategic manufacturing locations situated in Hong Kong, China, Thailand and India.
The complete gambit of the group’s offerings includes designing, manufacturing, and distribution of jewellery worldwide. The group has a loyal customer base which whom they work on OED/OEM or white-label basis. The group also has its own jewellery collections.
The group has world-class designers who create pieces that meet the highest global standards of craftsmanship and fashion. There is never an ounce of doubt when buying or sourcing from KGK as the company, with its years of expertise, is involved across the value chain maintaining the highest quality available in the world. Its association with leading miners of the world give it that extra credibility that customers look for in a world-class supplier and manufacturer.
Over and above this, the group’s large operations and its cost effective approach offer great value to its customers. The cost benefits teamed with comprehensive support for the customer’s operations make it a player to reckon with.