The journey of the KGK Group started with gemstone trade in early 1900s. Today it is among the few names in the world who not only process, but also mine gemstones. Read on to find out more.
For the KGK group gemstone mining and processing is a vital part of their business. KGK boasts of four major mining investments: two Emerald mines, one Paraiba mine and one Rubellite mine. For the uninitiated, Paraiba and Rubellite are semi-precious gemstones and Emerald is a precious gemstone. Over the years KGK has amassed a team of highly skilled and experienced gemmologists and engineers who work towards extracting these gemstones in the most sustainable and environment friendly fashion possible. 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.
These investments in primary gemstone mining are in South America and Africa. The company only sources from conflict free zones with ethical sourcing practices that benefit the local communities. KGK sources from Brazil, Colombia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Zambia.
There are seven main markets for KGK’s coloured stones: USA, Japan, China, India, Thailand, Middle East and Russia. These seven markets and some others are supplied from strategic manufacturing locations situated in Hong Kong, China, Thailand and India.
The complete range of the group’s offerings includes: designing, manufacturing, and distribution of jewellery worldwide. KGK has a loyal customer base with whom they work on OED/OEM ODM (original design manufacturer) or white-label basis. It also has its own jewellery collections and has investments in several global jewellery brands as well.
KGK has made a name for itself in the world of gemstones and it is the go to name for all kinds of gemstone mining. Its association with leading miners of the world give it that extra credibility that customers look for in a world-class supplier and manufacturer.