For more than 60 years, Sevva Diamonds is the most trusted diamond supplier to the world’s most prestigious jewelry brands. Sevva Diamonds is the result of three generations of Diamond dealers, which started in 1948. Louis Gerits was the pioneer, followed by two generations: Bruno and his son Lenny Gerits, respectively. With a large and diversified polished diamond stock, from white to fancy colored diamonds, and a vast international network of sources, Sevva Diamonds is able to serve you and supply all your specific diamond requirements on time, according to specification, and at the most competitive prices. Based in Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world, and a trusted Member of the Antwerp Diamond Bourse, we are the best positioned to meet all your expectations. Sevva Diamonds works with the most reputable Diamond certification laboratories such as GIA, HRD, IGI and others. Tailor-made assortments to serve your specific demands by shape, size, clarity or color are some of our main strengths, and our stringent quality control is unmatched. Sevva Bvba is a family business with a long history in diamond polishing and trading. The Gerits family has been in the diamond business for over 60 years. We place great value on long-standing partnerships with our customers around the globe, and this with a strong commitment to offer the very best service. Our customers are always welcome in our brand new offices in a relaxed atmosphere to look at the goods, from small to large sized diamonds.
1948At the age of 14, Louis Gerits starts polishing at the Emiel Vets factory.
Within no time, he becomes very well known as a professional top cutter.
1978Start Mabrodiam International NV and Overseas Diamonds NV.
After several sessions with local manufacturers in the Kempen, he starts working with Mabrodiam International NV and Overseas Diamonds NV.
1979Opening of factory in Limburg.
1982Bruno Gerits joins his father after studying geology at the University of Leuven.
1987Bruno Gerits signs a contract as a sorter with Backes&Strauss (the world’s oldest diamond company, since 1789)
After 2 years, he becomes their buying manager with Kashikey from Tokyo, Japan.
2002Director of polished sales at Lazare Kaplan Belgium and International in NYC
Lazare Kaplan is owned by Mr. Maurice Tempelsman and his son Mr. Leon Tempelsman.
2004Lenny Gerits joins his father at LKB after finishing jewellery school in Antwerp.
2013Sevva Diamonds is born.
A new company is born. Bruno Gerits & Lennert Gerits start Sevva BVBA in Antwerp.