October 17, 2017

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Diamonds; it’s all about carat colour, clarity & cut

Among the group we can see H.E. Mrs. Rosa Batoréu, Ambassador of Portugal, H.E. Mrs. Sabine Nölke, Ambassador of Canada, Mrs. Reem Mufleh, spouse of the Ambassador of Jordan, Mrs. Tatiana Delvalle spouse of the Ambassador of Panama, Mrs. Mrs. Midori Inomata, spouse of the Ambassador of Japan, Mrs. Maja Christina Steenwijk – Groot, Mr Joao Goncalves, Mrs. Nataliia Tymoshenko, spouse of the Ambassador of Ukraine, H.E. Mr Olexander Horin, Ambassador of Ukraine, H.E. Mr. Hiroshi Inomata, Ambassador of Japan, H.E. Mr. Adam M.J. Sadiq, Ambassador of Sri Lanka, Mrs. Mita Mukul, spouse of the Ambassador of India, Mrs Rusdijana Puja, spouse of the Ambassador of Indonesia, Mrs. Maryam Jahangiri, spouse of the Ambassador of Iran, Mrs. Fabiola Soto, spouse of the Ambassador of Mexico, H.E. Mrs. Martine L.A. van Loon Labouchere, Grand Mistress Honorair of H.M. King Willem Alexander and H.M. Queen Maxima, Mrs. Fanny Elena Arquelas Calle, spouse of the Ambassador of Bolivia, H.E. Konstantine Surguladze, Ambassador of Georgia and spouse Mrs. Nino Rusadze, Mrs. Najat Bellouki, spouse of the Ambassador of Morocco, Mrs. Linda Zin, spouse of the Ambassador of Malaysia, H.E. Alireza Jahangiri, Ambassador of Iran, H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullah Abohaimed, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, Mrs. Nadine Farahat, spouse of the Ambassador of Egypt, Mr Roy Lie A Tjam, Diplomat Magazine and Mrs. Helen Keedwel, Shell.  

By Roy Lie A Tjam.

15 March 2017, a momentous day, when the Dutch people were in suspense about results of the election, a select group of Diplomats, invited by Maja Christina Steenwijk – Groot, went on a trip to what might be the top Diamond polishing enterprises in the Netherlands, Gassan Diamonds.

The visit began with a short introduction by the President and Director, Mr Benno Lesser who warmly welcomed the guests. He then followed on with an explanation of diamonds in general and then a description of the Gassan 121 cut; Gassan 121 cut is an exclusively cut Diamond, patented by Gassan Diamonds. It is a 0,22 carat stone, G colour and S.I. clarity.

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Mrs. Maja Christina Steenwijk – Groot, Mrs. Reem Mufleh, spouse of the Ambassador of Jordam and Mr Joao Goncalves, Marketing & Sales Manager at Gassan Diamonds.

This was followed by a guided tour that introduced the guests to the process by which diamonds are made, how they are mined and polished, and finally set in jewelry.

The visitors were presented with the new collection of “Gassan Diamonds” and exclusive jewelry, competitively priced and beautifully designed. After the tour, Gassan Dimonds hosted a raffle in which a Gassan 121 cut was on offer. The lucky winner is Mrs. Reem Mufleh spouse of Ambassador of Jordan.The ‘sparkling’ visit was concluded with a champagne drinks reception and buffet lunch.

H.E. Mr. Abdulaziz Abdullah Abohaimed, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia and H.E. Mr. Hiroshi Inomata, Ambassador of Japan.

 

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