Ehud Arye Laniado - Founder

Ehud Arye Laniado was a global diamond industry expert. In his early 20s in Africa, and later in Belgium, he honed his expertise in forecasting the value of polished diamonds by examining rough diamonds by hand. Four decades later, he was the chairman of international diamond businesses spanning mining, exploration, valuation, trading, manufacturing, retail, and consultancy services. Mr Laniado mastered both the miniscule details of pricing individual rough diamonds and the entire structure of the diamond industry. His global operations were at the forefront of the industry, recognized in diamond capitals from Mumbai to Tel Aviv and Hong Kong to New York. 



Mercury Diamond believes the value of diamonds can be made clearer. In view of the insufficient information readily available diamonds today, Mercury’s ambition is to give buyers and sellers better access to accurate and up to date diamond prices through Mercury Crystal Clear™, an innovative system it developed to value polished and rough diamonds.