About ALGORDANZA South Africa

ALGORDANZA is the world’s leading cremation diamond producer, we are the first to create and perfect the process of turning human ashes into diamonds. Our SA office is located in Cape Town and represents all clients from South Africa. Since 2004, Algordanza has been producing cremation diamonds and has a presence in over 30 countries. Algordanza SA was established in 2015, being the first to open the cremation diamond service to SA customers.
Keith Kroon, your Algordanza representative in South Africa

Care, Service and Dedication

ALGORDANZA SA will travel anywhere within the SA and personally secure your loved one’s ashes or hair. Alternatively, you can also personally bring them to us in our Cape Town office or directly to our headquarters in Domat/Ems, Switzerland.

(Keith Kroon, Algordanza South Africa representative)

We would love to meet you and have you visit our facility and laboratory in Switzerland. During the creation of your cremation diamond, you will be updated at each step of the process.

Algordanza SA is a partner of ALGORDANZA AG of Switzerland. We process orders originating and being delivered to Algordanza customers in South Africa.

About ALGORDANZA Switzerland

Founded in 2004 in Switzerland, ALGORDANZA is a global supplier of cremation diamonds, with a worldwide presence in over 30 countries across Europe, America, S. America, Asia and Australia. In the Rhaeto – Romanic language, the word “ALGORDANZA” is an expression for “Remembrance”.
ALGORDANZA is the only cremation diamond expert in the world who opens their laboratory to the public. For clients in South Africa, you can visit by arrangement through your SA representative to see ALGORDANZA’s laboratory facilities and meet with the staff. You can see our lab facilities where carbon extraction and diamond crystallization take place. You also have the option to personally deliver your loved one’s ashes and/or collect your personal ash diamond.
Algordanza Switzerland Production Facilities
Management Team Algordanza Switzerland

Management Team

Rinaldo Willy (right) completed his apprenticeship as a trustee and subsequently studied business administration at the HTW in Chur. Before and during his part-time studies, he worked as a project manager in the banking industry. In the last academic year, Mr. Willy founded the company ALGORDANZA at the age of 23 and has been CEO of the company ever since. He was elected president of the Board of Directors in 2013.

Frank Ripka (left) is a graduate industrial engineer with a focus on production technology and mechanical engineering. After completing his studies at the TU Berlin and a scholarship at the Vienna University of Technology, he worked independently in the fields of ERP software, simulation studies and production technology. Mr.Ripka took a stake in ALGORDANZA AG in 2007 and has been responsible for production since then. In 2016, Mr. Ripka has been Managing Director of ALGORDANZA in Austria.

Administration Team

The entire order process takes place at the headquarters in Domat/Ems. Our competent team looks after not only the German, Austrian and Swiss undertakers, but also Algordanza’s international Partners. We also welcome interested customers and undertakers. We would be happy to guide you through our company and its individual areas.
The Algordanza Administration Team in Switzerland
Algordanza Switzerland Laboratory Expert

Our Laboratory Expert

The entire process of turning ash or hair into diamonds takes place at our headquarters in Domat/EMS, Switzerland. The isolation of the carbon, by means of chemical process is carried out and monitored in the laboratory by our experienced laboratory technicians.

Production Team

The growth of a cremation diamond takes place in our High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) presses. The growth cell and environment of the cremation diamond consists of 22 components, which are handcrafted and assembled by our employees. The highest precision and cleanliness is carried out from the beginning to the end of the diamond growth process.

Production Team Algordanza Switzerland

Contact

ALGORDANZA South Africa

Keith Kroon
15 on Orange Hotel
Orange Street &, Greys Pass,
Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

Telephone: +27 (0)79 887 4418
southafrica@algordanza.com

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