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Crossfor Co., Ltd, a Japan based company internationally recognised and acclaimed for its innovative and patented jewellery setting – Twinkle Setting®, made with Crossfor Component., organised and hosted an award show, second time in a row during the Hong Kong International Jewellery Exhibition , at HKCEC, Wanchai on 2nd March 2017.



GIA will offer its internationally recognised Graduate Diamonds (GD) Diploma program in Bengaluru, a major consumer market for gems and jewellery and home to many well-known jewellery brands. The seven week programme commences on June 16, and will be taught by experienced instructors. The course allows professionals and aspiring professionals from in and around Bengaluru easy access to world-class gemmology education.



GIA will offer its internationally recognised eight-week Graduate Diamonds (GD) diploma program in Dubai beginning Oct 20. The course allows professionals and aspiring professionals an easy access to world-class gemmology education.



GIA will offer its internationally recognised Graduate Diamonds (GD) Diploma program in Surat, a major consumer market for gems and jewellery and home to many well-known jewellery brands. The seven week programme commences on May 26, and will be taught by experienced instructors.



The Gübelin Academy has successfully carried out its first course in Singapore. Student responses to its unique introduction to the world of coloured gemstones were extremely positive.
Held in partnership with Zenith Affair, Singapore, an international luxury business consultant and event organising company, the Gübelin Academy’s first Singapore Coloured Gem Professional Level 1 course was held at the Raffles Hotel on 26 and 27 January, 2016.



The colour of love,anger,passion,fury,vibrant red ruby is July's birtstone. It makes an ideal romantic gift, not only for those celebrate july birhdays, but for all women.



Dr. Jayshree Panjikar
FGA (U.K.), DGemG (Germany), FFIG, FGS,
Certified Diamond Grader HRD (Belgium)
Graduate Pearl GIA (USA)



The Gübelin Academy has successfully carried out its first course in Singapore. Student responses to its unique introduction to the world of coloured gemstones were extremely positive.
Held in partnership with Zenith Affair, Singapore, an international luxury business consultant and event organising company



In July 2015, news spread through the trade about a ruby discovery in the Zahamena National Park in Madagascar. Soon after, GIA field gemologists visited the area, confirmed the existence of the deposit and witnessed around a thousand people working the area. Vincent Pardieu, GIA’s senior manager of field gemology in Bangkok, will discuss the field expedition to the Zahamena ruby deposit during GIA’s (Gemological Institute of America) next Gemstone Gathering in Bangkok on Oct. 28.


Gem - quality corundum, generally known as ruby and sapphire, is the second hardest gemstone following diamond. It is widely accepted in the gemstone market that gemquality corundum is one of the most valuable precious stones that is available in a wide variety of color.


Dr. Jayshree Panjikar
FGA (U.K.), DGemG (Germany), FFIG, FGS,
Certified Diamond Grader HRD (Belgium)
Graduate Pearl GIA (USA)

The colour of love,anger,passion,fury,vibrant red ruby is July's birtstone. It makes an ideal romantic gift, not only for those celebrate july birhdays, but for all women.



A particular highlight of the two days was the presence of Sara Gübelin, a member of the Gübelin Board of Directors as well as being the sixth generation of the Gübelin family to run the business. Her brother, Raphael Gübelin, is current CEO.

The very mention of the word sparks excitement and visual impact. Everyone has their favorite color and everyone has a reason why they cherish it so. As humans, we have a very strong psychological connectivity to all colors that has been proven through decades of science and medical research, some color associations that will utterly surprise you.

For the first time ever Ethical FMetalsmiths (EM) is hosting exhibitions of jewelry made by its members and affiliates starting with a themed jewelry exhibition at Linhardt Design in New York City in April.

When speaking of jewelry designs, it is not just about color today - it has always been about color. The launch of TNJ Color, the newest magazine in the gem and jewelry industry, is just one of the many signs that color is hot with consumers and that it is most definitely here to stay.

Academy was founded in 2013, the same year as the hundred year anniversary of the birth of one of the world's most celebrated gemmologists, Dr. Eduard J. Gübelin. Known as 'the father of origin determination'.

A pearl can be formed by natural process without the interference of man in which case it is called natural pearl. When man injects a nucleus inside an oyster and the pearl formed subsequently is called cultured pearl. Pearls produced today in the Gulf of Mannar are all cultutred pearls.

Gems are nature’s masterpieces. Their visual appeal is a result of colour, cut quality, surface appearance and the ability to reflect light. It’s important to understand what makes one gem more valuable than another and how you can choose a perfect gemstone.

Gemewizard has announced the release of GemePrice 4.0, the latest generation of the gem industry's leading online dynamic price list and pricing system for colorless and colored diamonds, gemstones and jewelry.

History is witness to the phenomenal transformation that the global gems and jewellery industry has experienced over a period era. Colors have added life to the very existence of mankind. Colors have played an important role in every human life, be it in his fast paced lifestyle, fashion statements, jewellery and accessories or food.

Tanzanite is the blue violet variety of the mineral Zoisite. Rarely, Ziosite is found in other colours, (often green’s with pinks being the rarest). These colours are often called “Fancy Tanzanites”, although technically should be called 'green zoisite' rather than Tanzanite. Sometimes these stones are called“ Ocean Tanzanite, Peacock or Chameleon” Tanzanite.

Colored gemstones have always fascinated mankind. There are many myths, legends, tales of fortune, financial ruin, curse of ill health even death associated with colored gems. A gemologist it is very difficult to believe in these tales. Never the less it is interesting to know whether these myths can be correlated to some scientific facts.

“A drop of the heart’s blood of Mother Earth” is how the ruby is described in the Orient. An early recorded transport and trading of rubies arises in the literature on the North Silk Road of China, where in about 200BCrubies were carried along this ancient track.