Our Timeline

The History of Hennig

From one-to-one, through many-to-one, and now many-to-many

1890

I Hennig is founded by Isidor Hennig in Ely Place, London.

1940

G Prins persuades Sir Ernest Oppenheimer to supply the Diamond Industry in Israel. The first diamonds from De Beers to the new Israeli industry are shipped through Hennig.

1960

Hennig clients are the first wave of Indian Sightholders to receive rough from De Beers.

1963

MJS Hatzor, is appointed as the first permanent Hennig representative in Israel.

1964

The Hennig New York office opens.

1970

The Hennig Antwerp office opens.

1990

Hennig celebrates its centenary.

1991

The Hennig Thailand office opens.

1992

The Hennig India office opens.

1998

DMCC, a Hennig group company opens a subcontract diamond polishing factory at Visakhapatnam in India.

2001

IHennig.com is launched.

2005

The Hennig South Africa office opens.

2007

The Hennig Botswana office opens.

2008

The Hennig Surat office opens.

2011

First tendering and online activities with affiliated companies Verichannel and Fusion Alternatives begin.

2020

Hennig teams with Lucy Platforms to develop the industry’s leading polished listing site-Get Diamonds

2021

Lucy Platforms launches the DPL- the first fully AI based polished diamond price list

  • 1890
  • 1940
  • 1960
  • 1963
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