In the Auditorium, institutional greetings from Maurizio Renzo Ermeti, president of Italian Exhibition Group, Alessandro Ghinelli, mayor of Arezzo, Alessandro Polcrì, president of the Province, Massimo Guasconi, president of the Arezzo-Siena Chamber of Commerce, and Ferrer Vannetti, President of Arezzo Fiere e Congressi. This was followed by the round table entitled   ...  more

Jewellery & Gem ASIA Hong Kong (JGA) continues to gain momentum, with major fine jewellery manufacturers and gemstone suppliers confirming their participation in the industry’s biggest mid-year B2B sourcing event in Asia, show organiser Informa Markets Jewellery announced. Exhibitor bookings are building up and trade buyer inquiries  ...  more

Informa Markets Jewellery announced the judging panel for the Sustainability Awards 2024 by JWA (Jewellery World Awards), a global initiative that recognises and honours outstanding sustainability efforts undertaken in the past three years by businesses of all sizes in the fine jewellery,  ...  more

JCK, the most important jewelry buying experience globally, operated by RX, has opened registration today for the highly anticipated 2024 event, returning to The Venetian Expo & The Venetian Resort. As the industry’s most renowned jewelry trade event in the world, uniting the industry in Las Vegas for over 30 years, JCK is the place the industry convenes annually, delivering an exceptional experience that delights   ...  more

55th IJS (Istanbul Jewelry Show) organized by Informa Markets and sponsored by Elmas Kule, gathered the jewelry world at Istanbul Expo Center on 17-20 April 2024 under one roof. IJS where more than 1,500 brands from 16 countries including Türkiye exhibited, hosted more than 30,000 visitors from 139 countries in an area of 70 thousand square meters. In the IJS Tech section of the fair, where the latest products, designs and collections, especially   ...  more

Primed and ready to achieve new milestones in its new home this November, Jewellery, Gem & Technology in Dubai (JGTD) is further gaining momentum with 10+ exhibit zones, including four new country pavilions, showcasing quality suppliers from around the world, trade fair organisers Informa Markets Jewellery and Italian Exhibition Group SpA (IEG) announced   ...  more

Export-oriented, markedly international and ready to recognise talent. Among the leading names of exhibitors at Oroarezzo 2024, the gold and silverware manufacturing industry is ready to rediscover the foreign reference markets of Italy's leading production district: the Arab Emirates, Turkey, the United States, Hong Kong and France. A quintet worth  ...  more

Indian diamond jewellery market will grow to US$ 17 bn by 2031 out of India's total gem & jewellery of US$ 120 bn from $ 79 bn in 2021. 2024 is likely to be a record year for gold mine production and jewellery demand will be firm but vulnerable to gold prices. These interesting nuggets were revealed through several compelling sessions at InnovNXT,   ...  more

Surat Diamond Bourse the largest office complex and diamond center in the world has recently been witnessing turbulent times especially after the mega launch of SDB by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. SDB was helmed by Vallabhbhai Lakahni, Founder Kiran Gems who was instrumental in making SDB a   ...  more

India’s apex trade body, The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) inaugurated the 2nd edition of the India International Jewellery Show - IIJS Tritiya – in Bangalore (Karnataka) at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from 5th to 8th April 2024. India Gem & Jewellery Machinery Expo (IGJME) is running concurrently with IIJS Tritiya Bangalore   ...  more

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) concluded its annual Presidents’ Meeting for 2024, held in Shanghai, China. The three-day meeting explored the most pressing issues facing the world diamond industry – the G7 restrictions, synthetic diamonds, and the lackluster Chinese market -- with expert panels, speeches, and discussions.   ...  more

Following Hong Kong’s lifting of the mandatory mask mandate and full resumption of travel, business people from around the world flocked to the city’s first major trade fair. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 39th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and the 9th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl   ...  more

The global diamond industry now has a new, state-of-the-art option for meeting the need for trusted, efficient, and recognized science-based diamond grading services. GIA (Gemological Institute of America) opened the GIA Laboratory DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre) in Dubai on February 19, 2024. “Opening a GIA laboratory in the important global diamond center of Dubai is a significant step in expanding our services to advance our important consumer   ...  more

Passing of the baton within Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), Jewellery & Fashion Division. While the Global Exhibition Director of the Jewellery & Fashion division, Marco Carniello, takes on the role of Chief Business Officer at the helm of IEG's new Business Division that will coordinate all the industries headed by the exhibition player, Matteo Farsura, former Exhibition  ...  more

The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world’s largest gemological organization, has announced the winners of the 2023-24 IGI Expressions™ Jewelry Design Competition. This year’s event enjoyed unprecedented response, attracting a total of 1,515 submissions from more than 1,100 artists and creatives around the world. From a total of 54 designs advanced as finalists, seven have been named the 2023-24 IGI   ...  more

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Informa Markets Jewellery launched today the Sustainability Awards 2024 by JWA (Jewellery World Awards), an awards programme that applauds outstanding sustainability initiatives undertaken in the last three years by businesses of all sizes operating in the fine jewellery, gemstone and related industries.   ...  more

For its 50th anniversary, INHORGENTA MUNICH presented itself fresher, more modern, more diverse, more international, and more high-profile than ever from February 16 to 19. The strong growth in exhibitor and visitor numbers shows: The new concept is a success. The focus for INHORGENTA 2025 will be on further expanding internationalization with India as the guest country.   ...  more

“The INHORGENTA AWARD is the platform for innovation, creativity and craftsmanship. In its seventh edition, we are delighted to see outstanding designs and concepts from the international jewelry, timepiece and gemstone industry. We are overwhelmed by 137 submissions and thank everyone for their effort and dedication. They have all contributed to turning this AWARD into something special!   ...  more

The global ESG coalition for watch and jewellery companies, The Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030 (WJI 2030), today announced the appointment of Alexander Lacik, CEO of Pandora, to its board of directors. Alexander Lacik joined Pandora in 2019 and has led the Danish jewellery brand through an impressive financial turnaround while establishing an ambitious sustainability programme. Under his leadership, Pandora   ...  more

BOLD is not only the motto for the new look for INHORGENTA, taking place in Munich from February 16 to 19, 2024, but also for its supporting program. In its anniversary year, it is more extensive than ever: whether in the Trendfactory, the Experience Hub with the Watch Talks, the redesigned Recruiting Area, and many other activities in, for example,   ...  more

The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) has released a guidance document outlining environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles for companies primarily involved in the laboratory-grown diamond sector. Entitled “Environmental, Social and Governance Principles for Laboratory-Grown Diamonds,” the new guidance document is designed to assist  ...  more

The Jewellery Boutique Show, opens the 70th anniversary of the gold and jewellery event in Vicenza. From today until Tuesday 23rd January, Italian Exhibition Group's international show will host over 1,300 exhibiting brands from 37 countries occupying the entire Vicenza Expo Centre. Not only Made in Italy since 40% of the halls are occupied by international exhibitors and about   ...  more

This year's Nebu International Gold & Jewelry Expo was a resounding triumph, bringing together over 10,000 industry leaders, designers, and merchants under one roof. The event showcased breathtaking collections, highlighted emerging Egyptian designers, and provided a platform for networking and collaboration with over 50 exhibitors and international buyers.  ...  more

The Israel Diamond Exchange will once again host a professional diamond conference and international diamond exhibition during International Diamond Week, to be held from April 1 – 4, 2024. The events will include the second annual Israel Diamond Conference on April, 2024, which will feature talks and panels by major international personalities in the diamond world,   ...  more

Jewellery, Gem & Technology in Dubai (JGTD) is rescheduling its third edition to 12 – 14 November 2024 as it prepares to move to its new home in Halls 1 & 2 South of the Dubai Exhibition Centre (DEC). The fair was originally set for 6 – 8 February 2024 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Situated in the Expo/District 2020 neighbourhood and community area, DEC covers 45,000 square metres of versatile meeting space and boasts state-of-the-art  ...  more

Creative director and jewellery expert Paola De Luca, CEO of consulting firm The Futurist LLC and founder of Trendvision Jewellery + Forecasting, an independent observatory of Italian trade show VicenzaOro, will lead seminars at the Jewellery Industry Fair in Sydney from August 26-28, giving insights into the future   ...  more

‘Design as an element in business is of immense value. In today’s robust global economic framework all businesses understand the power and financial value of a good design. In this “Era of Design” successful brands seem to really value design and utilize it to secure a competitive advantage’ The Designers’ fraternity in India have played an important role in transforming the gems and jewellery industry in the country and have highlighted the importance of designer jewellery and the aspiration that   ...  more

The Gems & Jewellery exports from India comprising Precious Metals Jewellery as well as Polished Diamond Exports could fall upto 15% this fiscal compared to YOY results said Vipul Shah, Chairman, GJEPC. Attributing this fall to economic volatility, ongoing Russia – Ukraine war and slump in two major markets that is the US and China Industry sources say the polished manufacturers in India are facing tough times to continue with   ...  more

Mr. Phusit Ratanakul Sereroengrit, Director-General of the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), and Mr. Sumed Prasongpongchai, Director of the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (GIT), joined forces with nearly 20 governmental and private sector agencies to announce the 68th edition of Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair. The fair, which is Thailand’s largest and Asia’s   ...  more

INHORGENTA is positioning itself for a future-proof transformation with fresh concepts. Europe's leading platform for jewelry, watches and gemstones is experiencing a powerful and inspiring trading-up on its 50th anniversary in 2024. Part of this transformation is a new hall structure, fostering synergies and creating space for growth. Additionally, a dedicated Wedding World will be introduced.   ...  more

Further solidifying its distinctive position as a top-tier destination for B2B sourcing worldwide, Jewellery, Gem & Technology in Dubai (JGTD) is returning for its third edition with new pavilions and an enhanced selection of products from 6 to   ...  more

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Carlos Zacarias, yesterday in the city of Chimoio, Manica province, inaugurated the first trading hub for the certification of diamonds, precious stones and gems, where the Kimberley Process Precious Metals and Gemstone Management Unit also operates. Zacarias announced that more such hubs, able to certify diamonds, precious stones   ...  more

The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) has announced that it has resumed its membership in The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) after an absence of seven years. The decision comes ahead of the 2023 CIBJO Congress, which will take place October 3–5 in Jaipur, India, a key coloured gemstone manufacturing and trade centre. “We are delighted to welcome AGTA back into   ...  more

With the world finally emerging from the restrictions imposed during the COVID crisis, the jewellery industry is now required to compete without certain of the strategic advantages it had during the pandemic, and this is occurring during a period of economic slowdown in many regions, CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has told the Global Pearl Development Conference in Zhuji, China, on May 21, 2023.   ...  more

On June 12th the London Diamond Bourse announced the certification of their educational Practical Diamond Knowledge Workshop. Production of the course originally got underway back in 2021 and was officially launched in August 2022, since then there has been a steady stream of participants, and the feedback has been extremely positive.   ...  more

The Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030 (WJI 2030) announced today seven new Board Member appointments. Since its foundation, the Watch & Jewellery Initiative has been working diligently on a robust governance framework. Over the past six months, the organisation has launched a rigorous multi-stakeholder consultation with members,   ...  more

The Italian Trade Commission in Houston (ITA Houston) is spearheading a new campaign to support the Italian jewelry sector in the United States, presenting the Italian pavilion of around 100 jewelers at JCK Las Vegas and 36 Italian exhibitors at the COUTURE show. ITA Houston, whose team will be present at JCK Las Vegas,  ...  more

Jewelry ideas take shape at Oroarezzo, the event dedicated to the best Italian gold, silver and jewellery manufacturing for the design and development of unique creations and private labels, a segment shown to be increasing considerably in the luxury and fashion sector. From 13th to 16th May 2023, in the halls of Arezzo Fiere e Congressi, the market, major brands,   ...  more

MIT and The Bahrain Institute for Pearls & Gemstones (DANAT) have established a research collaboration to develop advanced characterization tools for the analysis of the properties of pearls and to explore technologies to assign unique identifiers to individual pearls. The three-year project will be led by Admir Mašić, associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, in   ...  more

India’s apex body, The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) presents India International Jewellery Show - IIJS Tritiya – in Southern India at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from 17th to 20th March 2023 – a month prior to Akshaya Tritiya, the auspicious gold jewellery-buying festival. IIJS Tritiya follows the stupendous success of IIJS Premiere - Bengaluru 2021, which revealed the latent potential of Southern region.   ...  more

On the sidelines of the ongoing 39th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 9th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show, GJEPC organised an Event and Discussion on INDIA ADVANTAGE in the august presence of His Excellency Mr. Pradeep Kumar Rawat (Hon. Ambassador of India, People’s Republic of China) and Ms. Satwant Khanalia (Consul General, Consulate General of India,   ...  more

Istanbul Jewelry Show bases its sustainability work on 3 fundamental points: helping the jewelry sector by inspiring sustainable development, making the fair more environmentally sensitive every single day, and organizing the fair by fulfilling social responsibilities. The fair provides support to the designers, workshops, vocational high schools, and universities with a view to underscoring the importance of sustainable development.  ...  more

Türkiye’s exports grow unabated despite the setbacks in global supply chain that deeply affect the entire world, the Russian-Ukrainian war, and energy crisis. ‘Jewelry Sector’ holds an important position in respect of export products. While the jewelry sector performed 5 billion 855 million dollars of exports in 2022, the gold and silver exports increased by 7% and stone jewelry exports grew by around 33%. Representatives of such an outstanding   ...  more

The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) is pleased to announce the 2023 Board of Directors, led by new President, Damien Cody. Cody hails from Australia and is the principal of Cody Opal (Australia) Pty Ltd. The new Board took office at the ICA Board of Directors Meeting in Dubai last week.   ...  more

On February 23, 2023, guided by the The People’s Government of Panyu District, Gems & Jewelry Trade Association of China, China Gold Association, Guangdong Trading Holding Group, and supported by The World Federation of Diamond Bourses, Shanghai Diamond Exchange, Natural Diamond Council, the highly anticipated "Guangzhou International   ...  more

GJEPC announced today that it will be hosting the IIJS Premiere 2023 in Two different venues in Mumbai city. The show will run simultaneously held in NESCO Grounds Goregaon Mumbai as well as JIO World Convention centre Bandra Mumbai. The Show will be organized from the 3rd to 7th of August in the Jio Centre and from 4th to 8th August 2023 in the NESCO Exhibition Centre. Members of   ...  more

Jewellery, Gem & Technology in Dubai (JGTD) saw a year-over-year 20% boost in buyer attendance throughout its three-day run, driven by an influx of new and returning buyers from 95 countries and regions. Held from 12 to 14 February at the Dubai  ...  more

With a show footprint that is 46 percent bigger than the 2022 edition, Jewellery, Gem & Technology in Dubai (JGTD) is throwing open its doors today with impressive product launches, endless networking opportunities and an awards ceremony celebrating exceptional business leadership and success, show organisers Informa Markets Jewellery and Italian Exhibition Group SpA (IEG)   ...  more

A new idea of gold-jewellery manufacturing is taking shape in Arezzo. For its 42nd edition Oroarezzo is evolving and preparing for an event brimming with new ideas. From 13th to 16th May 2023, in the halls of Arezzo Fiere e Congressi, the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) event specifically for the excellence and craftsmanship of the best Made in Italy gold and jewellery production will enhance its offer   ...  more

The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE), organizers of the Israel International Diamond Week, to be held from March 27 – 30, 2023, reports that due to overwhelming registration for the event only a few hotel rooms for participating buyers are available. Buyers participating in the International Diamond Exhibition from March 28 – 30, 2023 are eligible for three complimentary nights at a   ...  more

Informa Markets Jewellery is celebrating the 40th edition of Jewellery & Gem WORLD Hong Kong (JGW) – previously known as the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair – by honouring the exceptional achievements of 40 extraordinary individuals who have helped shape and continue to make a positive difference   ...  more

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has announced that registration is now open for the 40th World Diamond Congress, which will take place in Ramat Gan, Israel from March 28 – 30, 2023. The World Diamond Congress, the WFDB’s most important event, convenes representatives of the 29 member bourses as well as leaders of the world diamond community every three years in a different diamond center. Due to the   ...  more

In the fully packed Teatro Palladio at Vicenzaoro, the reinvented design competition came to its conclusion with the announcement of the 3 category winners, the two runners-up and the overall competition winner. That final honor falls upon the young and new talent Wang Xuerui from China. CEO Ellen Joncheere also launched a new initiative to support young designers worldwide:   ...  more

World Jewellery Confederation President Gaetano Cavalieri has announced the establishment of the CIBJO Academy, which will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of educational programmes and materials, suitable for jewellery professionals and the consuming public, about standards, operating principles and terminology developed within CIBJO’s various commissions and expert committees.   ...  more

The heads of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) and the Turkish Jewellery Exporters' Association (TJEA) have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding, pledging the intent of the two organizations to cooperate closely in nurturing the development of both the Turkish and international jewellery, gemstone and precious metals industries.   ...  more

A record edition that exceeds the already high expectations of the evening before the start, files away the most difficult years and looks to the sector’s future with total optimism. This is Vicenzaoro January 2023, which closes today at Vicenza Expo Center. And it was precisely during these days that IEG officially announced the start of the work aimed at giving the Expo   ...  more

Israel International Diamond Week, to be held from March 27 – 30, 2023, will feature a much-anticipated tender of polished goods held at the Israel Diamond Exchange’s International Tender Center. The tender will be conducted by Diagurus from March 26 – 30, 2023. The tender will include a large amount of white and fancy   ...  more

This October, the Natural Diamond Council’s newly appointed Global Ambassador actress Lily James visited the country of Botswana to experience first-hand the positive impacts of the natural diamond industry, and incredible process of recovering the rare, billion-year-old precious gems. Her trip began with four days on Safari at The Selinda Reserve, a picturesque wildlife sanctuary home to   ...  more

The Natural Diamond Council (NDC) announces the imminent launch of its global advertising campaign with the sentiment: “To Treasure, Now and Forever” featuring the freshly appointed British actor, Lily James to Global Ambassador.   ...  more

The Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030, is pleased to announce that CIBJO and UFBJOP have joined as affiliate members. CIBJO the World Jewellery Confederation, and UFBJOP (Union Française de la Bijouterie, Joaillerie, Orfèvrerie, des Pierres et des Perles) are pleased to announce they have become affiliate members and entered into a strategic collaboration   ...  more

Two of the industry’s biggest B2B sourcing events will be back in action in Hong Kong in 2023 following a three-year forced pandemic break, Informa Markets Jewellery announced today.   ...  more

DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – today hosted the unveiling of one of the world’s largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamonds – the “Williamson Pink Star” – at the Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE).   ...  more

The Gem & Jewllery Export Promotion Council’s flagship show IIJS Premiere held from 4th to 8th August in Mumbai saw a record number of visitors which will generate business worth Rs. 50000 Crore to exhibitors in the coming 4 – 6 months.   ...  more

Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet" or the "Company") (NYSE: SIG), the world's leading retailer of diamond jewelry, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Nile, Inc. ("Blue Nile"), a leading online retailer of engagement rings and fine jewelry, for $360 million in an all cash transaction. Blue Nile delivered revenue   ...  more

Mr Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Textiles, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, virtually conducted the Ground Breaking ceremony of the Mega Common Facilities Centre (CFC) Building at SEEPZ-SEZ, Andheri, Mumbai, on September 1, 2022. In his online address to the dignitaries and trade members present   ...  more

DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has confirmed its continued support for Jewellery, Gem & Technology Dubai (JGT Dubai) as the official partner of its second edition to be held in February 2023.   ...  more

The Government of Maharashtra on the occasion of the 75th Indian Independence Day celebrations directed all government offices, members and employees of associations, and other entities to come together and unanimously sing the National Anthem as a concluding ceremony to the mammoth Independence celebrations that India and the world witnessed.   ...  more

H.E. Mr Frank Geerkens, Cosulte General of Belgium, H.E. Mr Agus P Saptono, Consulate General of Indonesia, H.E. Mr Zainal Azian Nadzir, Consulate General of Malaysia and Mrs Amruta Fadnavis wife of Mr Devendra Fadnavis, Dy Chief Minister Maharashtra state grace the grand occassion   ...  more

PJSC ALROSA announces fulfilment of its Eurobond obligations in accordance with requirements of Russian legislation. As previously advised, as a result of the sanctions imposed on PJSC ALROSA (the "Company") and Alrosa Finance S.A., the issuer of two Note issues of Eurobonds in the amount of USD 500,000,000 each, maturing in 2024 and 2027,   ...  more

Lab grown diamonds are gaining more and more popularity across the globe with each passing day. While lab-grown diamonds are 100% real and more affordable option, the fact that these diamonds best align with the values of today’s consumer is what is setting them a league apart. Those opting for lab-grown diamonds are also making sure that they not   ...  more

Prominent names in the diamond world will showcase their brilliance at Asia’s top B2B jewellery sourcing destination of the year – Jewellery & Gem WORLD Singapore (JGW Singapore). Taking place at the Singapore EXPO from 27 to 30 September, JGW Singapore is bringing together close to 1,000 exhibitors from nearly 30 countries and regions,   ...  more

GIA India Laboratory Private Limited (GIA India) will showcase its latest laboratory and education offerings at the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) 2022 from 4-8 August at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. These include the re-energised GIA Alumni Collective, the digital GIA Diamond Dossier®, the new GIA mobile app,  ...  more

New products, the première of the new Trendbook 2024+, the industry's commitment to sustainability and training, the state of the art of the market. Gold and jewellery will return to their European show from 9th to 13th September: Vicenzaoro September - The Jewellery Boutique Show (VOS), at Vicenza Expo Centre together with the third edition of   ...  more

Anticipation and excitement is building on all fronts for Jewellery & Gem WORLD – Asia’s biggest B2B jewellery and gemstone sourcing event of the year, show organiser Informa Markets Jewellery and industry representatives announced at a virtual press conference today.   ...  more

The Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) launches the Santa Maria color code and grading reports for aquamarine in June 2022 and sets a standard for the trade name. Most aquamarines are eye clean making color one of the most important value factors. The name of aquamarine comes from the Latin word for “sea water”. The body color ranges from   ...  more

GemAtlas.com, one of the globally renowned networking platform for the gems and jewellery industry has launched a new App, GA Demand App, to cater to every buyers’ polished diamond requirement for single stones as well as parcels. The App will allow users to post specific demand for certified and non-certified single stones and parcels for both Natural   ...  more

Kunming Diamonds, a global leader in natural fancy-colored diamonds, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rahul Jauhari as Director - Sales and Marketing. Rahul Jauhari, an enterprising leader, has an impeccable track record of 17 years in the Gem & Jewellery industry. Business Development, branding, and strategy are some of his core expertise.   ...  more

International buyers are ready to hop onto planes to attend Jewellery & Gem WORLD (JGW), which is returning fully in-person for the first time since 2019 in Singapore. The fair will present the newest products of around 1,000 exhibitors from 30+ countries and regions from 27 to 30 September at the Singapore EXPO.   ...  more

The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) held one of its most successful internal shows yesterday on the huge trading floor of the bourse complex. The Blue & White Fair, which filled the trading floor and was buzzing with activity, included 53 exhibitors and presented diamonds, precious gems and jewelry worth tens of millions of dollars.   ...  more

In an exclusive with the New Jeweller Bureau, David Bondi, Senior Vice President of Informa Markets in Asia and Celine Lau, Director of Jewellery Fairs at Informa Markets Jewellery, speak about the success of the first JGT show held in Dubai this February and opine on the Jewellery & Gem WORLD [JGW], to be organised in Singapore later this year.   ...  more

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan brother of late Sheikha Khalifa Bin Zayed was appointed President of UAE. Crown prince of Abudhabi since 2004 he would be in control of worlds fourth richest wealth fund and about 6% of proven reserves of crude oil.   ...  more

Belmont Emeralds is delighted to announce its thirdtender of rough emeralds. The event will be hosted byBonas Group in Dubai. Following two very successful sales in 2021, Belmont, thelargest independent miner of emeralds in Brazil, isbringing around 220kg of premium and commercialemeralds to market. These premium-quality roughemeralds are   ...  more

Vicenzaoro rallies sector institutions, thought leaders and key influencers for five days of talks and conferences on the evolution and prospects of the gold and jewellery industry. The event will take place in Vicenza from 17th to 21st March 2022 during the International Jewellery Show organised by Italian Exhibition Group, which represents the   ...  more

Diamond Ancestry has launched a new proprietary “mine to jewellery” blockchain solution to track Canadian diamonds through the supply chain, underscoring its position as a leading blockchain service provider in the industry.   ...  more

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, passed away on Friday, May 13, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced. “The Ministry of Presidential Affairs condoles the people of the UAE, the Arab and Islamic nation and the world over the demise of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the president of the UAE,” a Wam statement read.   ...  more

Istanbul Jewelry Show, the most important exhibition of jewelry industry in the region, main sponsored by IGI, opens doors at Istanbul Fair Center for the 51st time between 24-27 March 20221   ...  more

CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has announced the appointment of Jonathan Kendall as the association’s Executive Vice President. His nomination was tabled by CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri and approved by the CIBJO Board of Directors.   ...  more

Get ready for one of the jewellery world’s most powerful marketplaces for product discovery, meaningful connections and inspired thinking – Jewellery, Gem & Technology Dubai (JGT Dubai). Envisioned as a high-impact jewellery sourcing experience, JGT Dubai will have its inaugural edition on 22 – 24 February 2022 at the   ...  more

Anticipation is growing for WE ARE Jewellery, the b2b event in live streaming created by Italian Exhibition Group which, on 23rd March at 1 pm on the oroarezzo.it web channel, will video-display the latest Made in Italy jewellery collections to international buyers logged on from the main gold and jewellery markets of reference.   ...  more

Singapore Exchange Mainboard listed Sarine Technologies Ltd (“Sarine” and along with its subsidiaries “the Group”) (U77:SI), a worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing, marketing and sale of precision technology products and services for the evaluation, planning, processing, measurement, grading and trading of diamonds   ...  more

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Diamonds Do Good® and the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) are working together to advance industry action in support of the 17 Goals set out by the United Nations to promote prosperity while protecting the planet.   ...  more

The 2021 Jewellery World Awards (JWA), formerly known as the JNA Awards, is now accepting entries via www.JWAwards.com. JWA launched three new categories to its roster — all of which were introduced to cover a wider scope of companies in the global jewellery and gemstone industry.   ...  more

Diamonds Do Good®’s third Virtual Global Conversation will address how increasing diversity and inclusion within your company is good for your business. DDG has convened designers, retailers and dignitaries from around the world for the event, which will take place March 11th from 11am -noon EST.  ...  more

The International Gemological Institute (IGI) is pleased to announce its North America President Avi Levy has joined the Diamonds Do Good Board of Directors. A global nonprofit organization, Diamonds Do Good is supported by the international diamond industry. Its mission is to support social programs that develop and empower   ...  more

GJEPC welcomes Hon’ble Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visionary budget; reduction on customs duty on raw materials like gold, silver and platinum to boost jewellery exports. The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a slew of measures to boost Gem & Jewellery exports by cutting import duty on precious metals such as gold, silver   ...  more

Enterprises powering innovative solutions that help create a more sustainable, greener and resilient jewellery industry were among the standouts at the 2020 edition of the JNA Awards. Showcasing the jewellery community’s diversity, and wide range and depth of expertise, the JNA Awards celebrated companies that are steadily and quietly changing the industry – and the world – for the better.   ...  more

Digital coloured gemstone trading platform Gembridge has been accepted as a commercial member of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, and plans to take an active role in the organisation, providing expertise as the trade shifts increasingly towards e-commerce. Singapore-based Gembridge is helping pioneer the digital transformation   ...  more

In response to the need of a global platform where innovative minds and exceptional leaderships can share achievements and success in the international jewellery and gemstone industry, the JNA Awards will take on a new positioning starting 2021, as Jewellery World Awards (JWA). The new name also reflects how the awards programme   ...  more

ALROSA Hong Kong Limited became a member of the Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE) and received more trading opportunities in mainland China. This membership provides a great advantage for direct trade in rough and polished diamonds in mainland China, as well as strengthens ties between ALROSA and SDE as part of   ...  more

Respected gemmologist Helen Molesworth has joined Gembridge, a new regulated coloured gemstones, pearls and jewellery trading platform, as Head of Business Development. Gembridge is pioneering the digital transformation of the certified coloured gemstone, pearls and jewellery trade by providing a marketplace for verified   ...  more

The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (GIT) continues to empower entrepreneurs, raise the standards and boost confidence in the Thai gem and jewellery industry and believes that the businesses will revive more quickly once the COVID-19 vaccine becomes effective. Sumed Prasongpongchai, Deputy Director of GIT spoke about the policies  ...  more

To continue the vision of elevating local and international jewellery design industry towards higher standard, MIJF Jewellery Design Awards has returned in its 9th edition this year. Amazed by the great success from the entries in previous editions, the 9th MIJF Jewellery Design Awards received more than 750 participating entries from over 26 countries   ...  more

Emerald has been awarded with the title MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR 2020 by JNA Awards – one of the most prestigious award programmes. Emerald Jewel Industry India Ltd based in Coimbatore has won the title “Manufacturer of the year 2020” awarded by JNA. The JNA Awards is one of the most prestigious awards programmes   ...  more

After successful and accomplished IIJS Virtual and several Virtual Buyers-Seller Meets, which offered a much-needed opportunity for buyers and exhibitors to connect and transact business during this pandemic, GJEPC is all geared up to organise its first ever export-oriented show only for international buyers, the International   ...  more

Informa Markets Jewellery, the world’s biggest jewellery fair organiser and the engine driving the industry’s No. 1 B2B jewellery marketplace – Jewellery & Gem WORLD Hong Kong, is bringing its industry-leading in-person product sourcing experience to Thailand with the launch of Jewellery & Gem ASEAN Bangkok (JGAB) in November 2021.   ...  more

To support local businesses during COVID-19, the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (GIT) has been assigned to initiate projects with focus on tribal jewelry in in the lower northeastern area (Esan Dern), including Sisaket, Buriram, Surin, Nakhon Ratchasima and Ubon Ratchathani to generate income for artisans and local entrepreneurs,   ...  more

CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has participated in a special session of the United Nations General Assembly, which took place in New York on December 3 and 4, 2020, looking at the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people, societies and economies, and discussing the multifaceted and coordinated response required to address the crisis.   ...  more

J.A.D.E. (Jewellery Artificial Intelligence & Data-science Excellence) by Gems & Jewellery Skills Council of India (GJSCI) was launched in a virtual ceremony on 30th November 2020. The Chief Guest was Prof Chaudhuri (Director, IIT Bombay) and the Guest of Honor was Shri Manish Kumar (MD & CEO, NSDC). JADE is a center of excellence for artificial intelligence focusing on the Gems and Jewellery Industry.   ...  more

GemCloud – the tech company developing products for the colored gemstone industry – has launched in an online press conference today - Gemolith - the first curated B2B colored gemstones marketplace from a live stream directly from the source. Transactions in the gemstone industry mostly happen face to face and they are all based on trust. Unlike in the diamond industry, there is no commonly adopted language and different stakeholders   ...  more

The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) announced today the results of the Fancy Color Diamond Index (FCDI) for Q3 2020. 2020 will be remembered as the year the world stood still. Literally, most commercial and cargo flights halted, stores closed down and business resolved to work remotely with no travel to the office. Aligning with the COVID-19 restrictions, many businesses had not only to change the way they operate, but to slow down   ...  more

The Gem Testing Laboratory, Jaipur being operated by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council for 48 years at Rajasthan Chamber Bhawan, M.I. Road has taken a leap, turning into a world-class laboratory, with infrastructure at par with most of the internationally established and renowned gemmological laboratories. The laboratory is now housed in a sprawling 10,000 sq ft area, located in the premises of Indian Institute of Gem & Jewellery, Sitapura, Jaipur.   ...  more

Europe’s leading platform for jewelry, timepieces and gemstones is making a strong statement with a new date for the event in spring 2021. By doing so, INHORGENTA MUNICH is offering its exhibitors and visitors planning reliability at an early stage. In close cooperation with its partners and advisory boards, Messe München has decided to organize INHORGENTA MUNICH from April 15 to 19, 2021.   ...  more

Italian Exhibition Group’s international gold and jewellery show announces its return with physical attendance from 12th to 16th March 2021 at Vicenza Expo Centre, alongside T.Gold. New dates to support the industry’s exports and presence on the global markets.   ...  more

After the success of the Virtual Buyer-Seller Meets for Loose Diamonds and Plain Gold Jewellery, GJEPC is all geared up for the Diamond Studded Jewellery VBSM from 25th – 28th November 2020. Buyers are expected from the UK, the USA, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Russia. Top diamond jewellery manufacturers from India would be showcasing their innovative and trendy jewellery, especially designed for these markets at the VBSM.   ...  more

‘Thailand & Middle East Jewelry Trade: Strengthening the Bond’ was the theme of a webinar hosted by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) and New Jeweller International Media Group on 16 July 2020. Moderated by Mr Chandu Siroya, the Vice Chairman of Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group and Managing Director of Siroya Jewels, the webinar featured keynote speakers from Thailand and the Middle East. Dubai Gold and Jewelry Group   ...  more

The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) will organise “BGJF Special Edition – On Ground to Online Exhibition”, a fully online gems and jewelry exhibition via www.bkkgems-vts.com on 2-4 November 2020. This innovative online jewelry fair will replace the 66th Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, which the DITP has now postponed until 23-27 February 2021. The Physical fair will be held at Impact Muang Thong Thani in Bangkok.  ...  more

The Gems and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT together with the province of Chanthaburi announced their readiness to organise the “International Chanthaburi Gems and Jewelry Festival 2020” under the theme “Go Together: Chanthaburi City of Gems” on 18-22 December 2020 at The Chanthaburi Gem and Jewelry Center, KP Jewelry Center and and OTOP Lifestyles shop at Gems Market Srichan Road.  ...  more

The JNA Awards, one of the most prestigious awards programmes in the global jewellery and gemstone trade has announced its highly anticipated list of Recipients at its inaugural hybrid ceremony – a live event combining online and physical elements that capped off the first day of the Jewellery & Gem Digital World on a high note.   ...  more

WDC President Edward Asscher lists seven essential principles of responsible sourcing, covering human rights, labor rights, the environment, anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, supporting grassroots development in the mining and production areas, and differentiating between natural and synthetic diamonds.   ...  more

Informa Markets Jewellery announced today that Jewellery & Gem WORLD Hong Kong (JGW) 2020 is pivoting to an online format this year with the launch of Jewellery & Gem Digital World (J&G Digital World) — a virtual show experience that seamlessly integrates digital product meetings with a rich programme of industry forums,   ...  more

Reed Exhibitions has announced that International Jewellery London (IJL) will not take place in 2021 as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Following the cancellation of IJL 2020 on 9th June; we have taken the even more difficult decision to not run IJL in 2021. Both the UK live events and jewellery industries are in uncertain positions and whilst we are confident that they will return in due course, a combination   ...  more

The Natural Color Diamond Association is proud to introduce the newest member of our team, Robert Bouquet. Robert will be reporting on the diamond market and how the pipeline connectivity affects all aspects of the jewelry industry including natural color diamonds. Roberts' experience and intuitive opinions will give insight into the global natural diamond trade and will provide information for greater transparency and movement of the ever changing cycles of supply   ...  more

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) have announced that the next World Diamond Congress will be held in a virtual format on September 14 – 15, 2020. The 39th World Diamond  ...  more

De Beers Group recently announced a $200,000 donation across its four producer partner countries of Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa to assist women’s shelters and support organisations to respond to an increase in gender-based violence resulting from the COVID-19 situation. The donation will be split equally across Botswana, Canada, Namibia and South Africa.  ...  more

Historically, international crises have been inflection points in the human experience, and the COVID-19 epidemic is likely to be one of the most transformative in living memory. The world we knew before March 2020 will be different to the one that emerges at the other end of the tunnel through which are traveling, and it will be incumbent upon us to adapt in   ...  more

The JNA Awards, one of the most prestigious and renowned awards programmes in the global jewellery and gemstone trade, is now accepting entries for its ninth edition. Interested companies and individuals may submit their entries until 29 April 2020. Organised by Informa Markets, the JNA Awards has recognised, honoured and celebrated best business practices, excellence and innovation demonstrated by individuals and companies   ...  more

We are delighted to announce that De Beers Group Industry Services has been shortlisted in the 'Service Supplier of the Year' category of this year's UK Jewellery Awards. This recognition in the UK market reflects months of hard work in supporting retailers, diamond suppliers and industry associations across diamond grading, education and instrumentation.   ...  more

Bharat Diamond Bourse has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar Airways. The MoU will benefit members of the BDB to avail up to 12% discount on tickets through Qatar Airways which has more than 160 destinations worldwide. Qatar Airways has been awarded the world’s best airlines in 2019 at Skytrax World Airlines Awards. President, Mr. Anoop Mehta, said, “Through this partnership, members of Bharat Diamond   ...  more

The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT has launched the new color standards master of ruby: The Rabbit's Eye and Golden Red Ruby. The "Rabbit's Eye", one of the two colors of new color standards master of ruby,is introduced by the GIT to celebrate Chanthaburiprovince as the "City of Gems" and to recognize the great wisdom of ruby enhancement skills possessed by Thai artisans as well as their exceptional craftsmanship skills that   ...  more

Italy is the global reference point for quality jewellery production, design excellence and manufacturing elegance. A supremacy that makes OROAREZZO a much-awaited event for buyers and traders from all over the world: the 41st edition will be staged from 18th to 21st April in the Arezzo Fiere e Congressi halls and will be  ...  more

A scholarship from GIA (Gemological Institute of America) can help with the cost of the Institute’s industry-leading and globally-recognized diploma and certificate programs. Applications are now available for scholarships for professionals and students interested in gemology and jewelry manufacturing arts programs, distance education courses and lab classes related   ...  more

ALROSA unearthed first colored rough diamond at its new Verkhne-Munskoye deposit in Yakutia, which started operations in 2018. A bright yellow gem-quality diamond weighing 17.44 carats was recovered in mid-February from the Zapolyarnaya kimberlite pipe, a part of the Verkhne-Munskoye deposit. The transparent crystal with a habit transitional between octahedron and dodecahedron has   ...  more

The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) announced today the results of the Fancy Color Diamond Index (FCDI) in 2019 and over the last decade. During the years 2010-2019 the general index showed a steady market price increase of 77%. Leading the index during the decade were   ...  more

BVC Logistics, India’s largest secure logistics company started its 60th year and unveiled its “Vision 2022” today. The new vision is to ‘Make Shipping The Competitive Advantage of 30,000 Businesses by March 2022.’ Today, logistics is a cost centre for every business and BVC aims to transform this and make shipping a competitive advantage where simply by using BVC to ship, businesses can make their   ...  more

Effective immediately, GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will suspend diamond sealing services. The Institute is taking this action after recently encountering a small number of GIA sealing packets that had been compromised by third parties after the sealing packets left GIA. In these instances, GIA determined that the diamonds originally enclosed in the compromised packets had been replaced with HPHT (high-pressure,  ...  more

The ribbon-cutting ceremony is considered one of the key moments of any grand opening event. This ceremony was the inspiration for Thai artisans from MysticGold to create the Grandiose Renita, the one-of-a-kind ribbon cutting scissors. At the International Chanthaburi Gems and Jewelry Festival 2019, the Grandiose Renita was featured at the opening ceremony. The exquisite details of the masterpiece caught the attention of participants at the event who appreciated   ...  more

International, diverse and high caliber: That’s how the exhibitor list of INHORGENTA MUNICH looks about a month before the start of the trade fair. From the Timepieces area and Fine Jewelry to Elegance and Lifestyle – the trade fair halls are well booked. Over 1,000 companies will be there. At INHORGENTA MUNICH at the Munich exhibition grounds from February 14 to 17, visitors can experience all the trends in watches, jewelry and gemstones. The Timepiece Hall A1 is one of   ...  more

The Panel, moderated by Philip Olden, President of CIBJO’s Responsible Sourcing Commission, saw interventions from some of the most important voices in the sector: from Giorgio Bodei, Manager of Pomellato, to Steven Tranquilli, Director of Federpreziosi.   ...  more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The critical role of design in the global jewellery industry was at the heart of two panel discussions at the 3rd edition of the Middle East Jewellery Designers Forum held on Wednesday at VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show held at the World Trade Centre. The sell-out event is organised  ...  more

Last evening, an eminent jury comprising renowned fashion, design and jewellery experts completed the first Jury round for the 3rd Artisan Jewellery Design Awards 2020 organised by Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) in Mumbai. The theme Architectural Gems, the Artisan Awards 2020 looks at celebrating three key periods from different architectural eras - Art Deco,  ...  more

Pramod Kumar Agrawal, current Chairman of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), has become the first member of the Indian industry to be elected one of the three Vice Presidents of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation. He was nominated by CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri, and the decision was confirmed by the organisation’s General  ...  more

Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI) organized a press meet on 19th November and announced its first ever “India Jewellery Excellence Symposium” (IJES) to be held on 8th & 9th January 2020 at Hotel “The Leela” in Mumbai. India Jewellery Excellence Symposium is a unique technical symposium, being organized for the very first time in India and soon would   ...  more

INHORGENTA MUNICH announces that after an absence of five years, the Spanish Festina Group is making a notable welcome return. Festina is one of the world’s leading watch brands and will be showcasing its portfolio of products in Hall A1. INHORGENTA MUNICH, the international trade fair for jewelry, timepieces and gemstones held at the Messe München site, will be   ...  more

The 2019 CIBJO Congress has opened in Bahrain, with a call on the jewellery industry by CIBJO President Gaetano to take action on climate change, which he said was not an issue specific to the sector, but it is the “most important story of our time.” “There is a tendency, when faced by a challenge of this magnitude, to feel that we as individuals are helpless,” Dr. Cavalieri continued.  ...  more

The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) reported that prices of Fancy Color diamonds in Q3 2019 largely remained stable. The Fancy Color Diamond Index (FCDI) for Q3 2019 showed a decrease of 0.5% in overall Fancy Color prices, driven by a 1.5% decline in the prices of Yellow diamonds. Prices of Blues and Pinks stood firm. As in the past 12 months, in the third quarter, the   ...  more

This fall, Barcelona and Lucerne were the stops for INHORGENTA TRENDFACTORY—the international industry platform of INHORGENTA MUNICH. The format will also be employed at the exhibition itself. This year’s focal topics are sustainability and future retail. A wide range of talks, podium discussions and special exhibitions will be held on these topics from February  ...  more

IGI School of Gemology had its first batch of Iranian students graduate in the diamond as well as colored stone program on October 21, 2019. These students, led by Amir Kazem Kefayati of Iran attended a ten-day program which gave them a broader picture of the international gem and jewelry market as well as a closer look at the Indian industry. IGI has been  ...  more

The Gem Color Academy, Gemewizard®'s educational arm, and the Gem Training International of South Africa, run by Alan Lowe, announced today the official signing of a strategic agreement that will enable Gem Training International to offer online and on-site classes of Gem Color Academy's brand new Colored Stones Grading Course in the  ...  more

Jewellery will be playing the star role during the four days that DV Global Link, the joint venture between Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) and the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), is organizing in the Emirate city of Dubai. From November 13th to 16th, VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show 2019 (VOD DIJS), the exclusive B2B and B2C jewellery event in the MENA area (Middle  ...  more

On the second anniversary of becoming a HeForShe Thematic Champion and partnering with UN Women, De Beers Group today announced that more than 700 women micro-entrepreneurs in Namibia and South Africa have successfully completed their training. The Accelerating Women Owned Micro  ...  more

The 2019 edition of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair – the biggest marketplace for the global jewellery community – is presenting a wide selection of diamonds, coloured gemstones and pearls as it opens its doors at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) today. The fair is offering the final sourcing opportunity this year for serious buyers who are building  ...  more

Isabella Yan reports on some of the exclusive highlights from the highly anticipated Bonas gemstone tender, which will take place at Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel from Saturday 14th to Wednesday 18th September 2019 to coincide with the September Hong Kong gem and jewellery show.   ...  more

With members of the jewellery and gemstone sectorsunder growing pressure to actively demonstrate that they are conducting their businesses in a sustainable manner, including verifying that the items they purchase, process and sellhave been sourced responsibly, a range oftechnological   ...  more

The International Diamond Manufacturers Association ( IDMA) and the organizers and hosts of the 21st Presidents’ Meeting, the Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a DMCC platform, will be staging a roadshow of current diamond identification and detection technology during the meeting that takes place September 23-25. The Presidents’ Meeting is the biennial meeting of the leadership   ...  more

The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF has become the first gem laboratory worldwide to introduce DNA fingerprinting of ivory as a standard client service. It involves a scientific method that can provide valuable information about the species of ivory being used in jewellery and ornamental objects, in order to determine whether it is CITES-listed elephant ivory  ...  more

This year Vicenzaoro September will be celebrating its ten-year partnership with CIBJO – World Jewellery Confederation of which the Italian Exhibition Group's show has been a member since 2009. The European International Gold and Jewellery Show (Vicenza 7-11 September 2019) is the only event able to represent the entire gold-jewellery production chain.  ...  more

INHORGENTA TRENDFACTORY – the recognized network platform of the international timepiece, jewelry and gemstone industry – will make a stop this fall in Barcelona (10/17) and Lucerne, Switzerland (10/22). Visitors will not only have the perfect opportunity for personal interaction, they will also learn valuable information about current business topics and   ...  more

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)through its CSR initiative 'Jewellers for Hope' charity dinner raised funds to donate the proceeds towards Indian Army Welfare, Tribal Integrated Development & Education Trust (TIDE) and Shrimad Rajchandra Love & Care (SRLC), held on 8th August, Mumbai. Mr. Pramod Kumar Agrawal, Chairman, GJEPC, hosted Jewellers for Hope   ...  more

Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, held theJewelers of America National Convention, an education-focused executive forum open to jewelry professionals, on July 28-29, 2019, at the InterContinental New York Barclay in New York City. The Convention featured four dynamic keynote speakers, thought provoking breakout sessions, an informativeDiamond Detection Lab and interactive Retail   ...  more

The gems and jewellery industry will be breathing a sigh of relief, as the Ministry of Finance announced no IGST will be levied on gem and jewellery carried outside of the country for exhibition purpose. Till now, gem & jewellery which was being carried outside of the country even for exhibition/ consignment purpose was attracting IGST at reimport.   ...  more

From September 30th to October 2nd will be the Fourth World Meeting of the International Mubri - Mujeres Brillantes Association, whose main mission is to help women to advance and develop in the jeweler sector through education, mentorship and networking. The chosen city will be Cuenca, Ecuador, better known as World Heritage according to UNESCO. The idea of ​​bringing the Meeting to Latin America is to celebrate the progress made by the group since its creation in 2016 in Panama   ...  more

As diamond suppliers, manufacturers and retailers are warned to improve transparency to consumers around lab-grown and natural diamonds, Presidium, an industry-leading manufacturer of diamond and gemstone testing   ...  more

Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A. (IEG) pulls the trigger on the 20th edition of OROAREZZO, the show that promotes the very best of Made in Italy jewellery production at Arezzo Fiere Exhibition Centre from 6th to 9th April.   ...  more

Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced the first annual Jewelers of America National Convention. An education-focused executive forum open to jewelry professionals, it will prominently feature an interactive Diamond Detection Lab. The Convention will take place   ...  more

The JNA Awards and the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) have renewed their collaboration for a further year, to encourage an even greater number of businesses in the international jewellery industry to celebrate their positive business approach at the 2019 Awards. Armed with their shared values and vision for the trade, the collaboration, first established in 2018, promotes best practices and responsible behaviour across the jewellery supply chain, ultimately leading to long term industry advancement.   ...  more

The Israel Diamond Pavilion will host 30 companies this year at the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, which will take place from June 20 – 23 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. The pavilion, which is organized by the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) will be located in the diamond area in Hall 3BC. As in previous years, it will include a spacious lounge, this time in a new and modern design, with refreshments served throughout the day. Convenient “Get Diamonds” terminals will enable buyers to search a computerized database in both English and Chinese of all goods offered by Israeli   ...  more

Organizers of the Fifth Mediterranean Gem and Jewellery Conference (MGJC) are putting the final touches to the event which this year takes place from May 17-19 in Limassol, Cyprus. This year's conference follows the success of the four previous Conferences which took place in Greece 2015, in Spain in 2016, in Italy in 2017 and in Montenegro last year. The 5th annual MGJ Conference is organized by CGL-GRS (Canada) and IGL (Greece) and sponsored/supported by DANAT lab (Bahrain), Octonus (Finland), HRD Antwerp (Belgium), Swarovski (Austria), Gemetrix (Australia) Jewellery Appraises of the World (UK), Cyprus Gemological Lab (Cyprus) and NAJA (USA).   ...  more

The inauguration of the third edition of the Museo del Gioiello,the exhibition area inside the Basilica Palladiana, managed by Italian Exhibition Group SpA (IEG) in partnership with Vicenza Municipality, an international jewellery reference point. The opening event – preceded by an exclusive VIP Preview – was held at 5 pm in the Stucco Room at Palazzo Trissino and was attended by, among others, the Deputy Mayor of Vicenza, Matteo Tosetto, the Director of the Jewellery and Fashion Division at IEG, Marco Carniello and Alba Cappellieri, Director of the Jewellery Museum, Professor of Jewellery Design at Milan Polytechnic and Italy's top jewellery expert.   ...  more

The Board of Directors of CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has approved the first edition of the Responsible Sourcing Book, which provides a framework and guidance for due diligence related to the responsible sourcing of gemstones and precious metals in the jewellery sector. It becomes the latest in CIBJO's Blue Book series of definitive industry guides for standards and nomenclature, joining the Blue Books for diamonds, coloured gemstones, pearls, precious coral, precious metals and gemmological   ...  more

Bonas Group is pleased to announce the inaugural sale of 800 kg of the mineral Sugilite. This purple manganese-based mineral is mined in South Africa at Wessels mine. The Wessels mine hosts the only significant deposit of gem quality Sugilite in the world, located deep in the Kalahari Manganese Fields.This is the first time that high-quality Sugilite will be   ...  more

"Art and culture, along with creativity, artisanship, inspiration and authenticity have always been of central importance to the House of Gübelin," explains Raphael Gübelin, President of the Swiss family-owned firm, "and we have long been deeply involved in these areas and in promoting these values." Such as this cooperation with Athene Galiciadis, which arose from the partnership with E.A.T. / Engadin Art Talks. In this project, the artist Athene Galiciadis and the jewellery designer Michael Bühler interpreted the spectacular microphotography of a select ruby and drew inspiration for their works of art.   ...  more

The 63rd edition of the Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair (BGJF), which will take place from 20-24 February, 2019, is set to present an extraordinary array of gold and silver jewelry, fine jewelry, gem-set jewelry and polished precious and semi-precious stones. Impressive figures from pre-registration show major buyers from across the world including the United States, EU, India, Australia, Middle East and ASEAN.The 63rd edition of the Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair (BGJF),   ...  more

The excitement and discoveries from GIA's (Gemological Institute of America) sixth International Gemological Symposium can be experienced in the Fall issue of Gems & Gemology (G&G), GIA's quarterly professional journal. Nearly 800 attendees from 36 countries gathered in Carlsbad, California, from Oct. 7 to 9 to learn about leading-edge gemological and mineralogical research and to advance their understanding of global business. The research and business tracks ran simultaneously, offering guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in either area.   ...  more

The critical role of design in the global jewellery industry was at the heart of two panel discussions at the 2nd edition of the New Jeweller Middle East Jewellery Designers Forum held at VOD Dubai International Show. The event was held to illustrate the vast wealth of jewellery designs being created by designers in the region that is not only prominent and high in demand in the GCC and Middle Eastern region, but also in high demand across the globe.The first panel titled "Jewellery designs from GCC and the Arab world and its demand in the International Markets" was moderated by Chandu Siroya, Managing   ...  more

Alongside the nominees, prominent figures from the worlds of business, media and culture will once again be gracing the red carpet at the exclusive gala event on February 24, 2019 at the Eisbach Studios in Munich. "The fact that the INHORGENTA AWARD is now in its third year and the positive feedback that we have received ever since it started prove just how important the award is for the industry. Our top-class jury and exclusive gala evening will help to ensure that the award ceremony attracts attention from far beyond the reaches of the industry itself," says Klaus Dittrich, Chairman   ...  more

Vicenzaoro January 2019, the International Jewellery Show, organized by Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), in the presence of the Minister for Regional Affairs and Autonomies, Erika Stefani. In her speech, Minister Stefani declared: "Vicenzaoro brings with it all the territory's dynamics and ability to promote development and training within the sector."In his greetings, IEG President, Lorenzo Cagnoni, referred to Italian Exhibition Group's role as the leading Italian trade show player in terms of the number   ...  more

Eager-to-buy visitors made for happy exhibitors - that's the score from the 41st Mineralien Hamburg, which came to a close on Sunday. Approximately 20,000 visitors were fascinated by the exquisite range from around 400 exhibitors, who presented a huge selection of sparkling minerals, unique jewels and million-year-old fossils. Cutting-edge special exhibitions and an enticing programme for the whole family perfectly rounded off the extensive lineup. "The visitors seemed to be particularly impressed by the special exhibition. Many stroll   ...  more

At VICENZAORO January 2019, scheduled to take place in Vicenza from 18th to 23rd January and organized by IEG - Italian Exhibition Group, 12 Top independent Designers will be the life and soul of THE DESIGN ROOM section with important repeat participations, like Alessio Boschi and Alessa Jewelry, as well as interesting new entries on the international scene, such as Anna Maccieri Rossi, Lydia Courteille and Sicis. Entitled "Melting Artic", this "sustainable" ring with a global warming theme, enclose   ...  more

Significant achievements in the harmonisation of wording on laboratory reports and the reporting of new treatments have been chalked up during the 29th meeting of the Laboratory Manual Harmonisation Committee (LMHC), which was hosted by the Gübelin Gem Lab in Lucerne, Switzerland, on November 14 and 15, 2018. The LMHC is currently comprised of representatives from the Central Gem Laboratory (CGL), CISGEM Laboratory, DSEF German Gem Lab, Gübelin Gem Lab, GIA Gem Laboratory, the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (GIT) and the Swiss Gemmological   ...  more

Over 55,000 visit Over 55,000 visitors from 48 countries attended the 27th edition of the Middle East's premier jewellery and watch exhibition, Jewellery Arabia 2018, marking a 9% increase on the previous event. Jewels, gems and watches worth over US$ 1 billion went on display at the glittering five-day exhibition staged across 21,000 square meters at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre. A total of 561 exhibitors from 31 countries converged to launch new product lines, display latest collections and introduce limited edition pieces to discerning private buyers and trade professionals.   ...  more

The engines are up and running for VICENZAORO JANUARY (Vicenza, 18th – 23rd January 2019), the International Jewellery Show that gathers together the global gold and jewellery supply chain's very best, organized by Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A. (IEG). The sector's first event of the year, the Show is Europe's reference point and is considered as an exclusive showcase   ...  more

The Indian Gems and Jewellery Industry is all set for a Grand & Royal Jewellery trade show in the Pink City of India! All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC), the apex gem & jewellery trade body is presenting its next in the series of the 4th edition of Preferred Manufacturer of India (PMI). Today, PMI is revered as India's most premium and exclusive B2B marketing platform in the G&J sector as it not only provides a dedicated platform for focused business but also brings the best leisure and luxury for the industry. During this 3-day convergence event comprising the India's leading 150   ...  more

"Trat has both raw materials and skilled craftsmen, but local entrepreneurs usually produce jewelry pieces using molds. Though it is very convenient, it lacks creativity. Nowadays, people love to buy things which have stories behind them," Mr. Surasak Maneesathianrattana, founder of Carletta Jewellery talked about what he felt about Trat, a province in the Eastern Thailand and a home of the legendary Siam ruby.He was also a mentor in the Gems Treasures project of the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand, a project which had the key objective to enhance the capabilities of Thai jewelry entrepreneurs and transform Thai jewelry to become   ...  more

Economic Adviser announces that draft of the Gold Policy will be shared with Union Finance Ministry in December 2018 GJEPC seeks ease of doing business and reduction of customs duty on gold to 4% to double exports & create 3 mn jobs Commerce Secretary seeks self-regulation & innovation .The country's top policy makers, gem & jewellery stakeholders and decision makers got together for the most significant annual gems & jewellery industry summit – India Gold   ...  more

The Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) is optimistic as it prepares for the Hong Kong International Jewelry Manufacturers' Show, November 29 to December 2, 2018 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. IDI said that positive expectations are based on rising demand in Hong Kong and other Asian markets, and an anticipated increase in activity before the Chinese New Year.IDI's Israel Diamond Pavilion will host 26 companies.   ...  more

The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the world's largest independent gemological institute, announced the October 16th, 2018 opening of a new facility in Mumbai at the Bharat Diamond Bourse. Located at Tower FW in the exchange, the space will serve as a welcomed extension of IGI's existing laboratory services in the capital city, operating as a full-fledged sorting and screening facility. Streamlining the evaluation process, trade personnel will also be able to drop their parcels at the fully operational office from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and collect them once the certification   ...  more

The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT, under the supervision of the Ministry of Commerce, and China's National Gemstone Testing Center (NGTC) jointly promote the collaboration on colored gemstones testing standard for ruby and sapphire through GIT certificate to strengthen the confidence of Thai and Chinese entrepreneurs.According to GIT, China is one of the world's largest gems and jewelry markets with increasing annual growth. In the first   ...  more

The apex body of the gem and jewellery industry of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (SLGJA), recently appointed the new governing body consisting of many stalwarts from the industry. The committee to handle the industry's symbolic event, FACETS, was also announced simultaneously.The Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association was inaugurated in 2003 with the amalgamation of the Sri Lanka Jewellers and Gem Merchants' Federation (formed in 1970), the Sri Lanka Gem Traders' Association (formed in 1975), the Sri Lanka Jewellery Manufacturing Exporters   ...  more

DMCC, the world's flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, today attended the official opening of TRIGEM's manufacturing workshop in DMCC's purpose-built Jewellery & Gemplex facility in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT). TRIGEM DMCC has launched its purpose-built coloured gemstone, diamond and jewellery operations in   ...  more

Poland is a true power in jewellery production, especially when comes to amber products. That's why national stand of Poland will be present at one of the leading trade shows in the Asian industry taking place at Hongkong Convention &Exhibition Centre. Polish share in the global market is estimated to be nearly 70%. The majority of the EUR 200 million worth of jewellery production is intend for export. Polish jewellery is sold to  ...  more

Inaugurated recently, VICENZAORO September 2018 – the Jewellery Boutique Show, the international gold and jewellery Show organized by Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A. (IEG) at Vicenza Exhibition Centre, open until 26th September. A Show that, as Dario Galli, Vice Minister for Economic Development, pointed out, is the leading light of a manufacturing industry that, together with fashion, best represents the Italian ability to produce value thanks to an abundant network of SMEs.According to ICE President,   ...  more

VICENZAORO The Jewellery Boutique Show – the splendid European Show specifically for international Gold and Jewellery, organized by Italian Exhibition Group and scheduled to take place in Vicenza from 22nd to 26th September 2018 – for the first time at the early autumn edition, is featuring THE DESIGN ROOM. The success encountered at the two editions of VICENZAORO January 2018 and 2017, and confirmation of the public's appreciation, have made the section dedicated to young emerging designers an extremely valued feature among other already well-consolidated events   ...  more

Organized by the Sri Lanka Gem & Jewelry Association, this year's edition of the country's leading international Gem and Jewelry show – FACETS – is set to take the global community by storm. Scheduled to begin on the 30th of August and end on the 2nd of September 2018, FACETS showcases the best of the best of Sri Lanka's topmost resource.   ...  more

Carats.io, the fintech startup company that is issuing the world's first-ever digital currency backed by diamonds, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Celsius, a blockchain-powered global financial platform that allows its members to borrow capital and earn interest against their crypto-holdings. Carats.io's inherently non-volatile CARAT coins will be a featured stable coin within the Celsius digital wallet Carats.io,   ...  more

The 35th edition of the India international Jewellery Show IIJS organised by GJEPC concluded in Mumbai today with a note of positivity and cheer for the entire trade. IIJS, a premium annual event received all round support with over 40,000 visitors from over 800 cities across 80 countries attending and previewing exhibitions of over 1300 exhibitors. of over 1300 exhibitors. GJEPC had organised a Prelude to IIJS, jewellery fashion extravaganza by the IIJS 2018 Exhibitors to showcase their exquisite jewellery collections to crème de la crème audience comprising of leading retailers,   ...  more

A new edition of the critically acclaimed Pearls: Treasures from the Seas and the Rivers exhibition will open in Moscow on July 11th as part of the Qatar Russia 2018 Year of Culture. The exhibition was curated specifically for this year's Year of Culture programme and will display over 100 pieces of jewellery and other examples of pearl craftsmanship made from freshwater pearls born in Central Asia, 50 of which are new, never-before-shown artifacts. The Qatar Museums (QM) exhibition is hosted by the World Diamond Museum at the Exhibition Centre of the State Historical Museum in Moscow from 11 July 2018 to 1 October 2018.   ...  more

OROAREZZO, The Italian jewellery Show organized by IEG, Italian Exhibition Group, that dictates the jewellery "musts" for summer 2018, closed defining colors for the season. The general lines that emerged from the products presented at the stands of over 600 exhibitors spoke loudly of the fashion trend of this summer's jewellery: first and foremost,   ...  more

Lucara Diamond Corp. ("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Ayesha Hira as Lucara's Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, effective immediately. Ayesha Hira is an experienced executive who began her career as a Canadian geologist. Working initially in diamond, base metals and gold exploration, she transitioned to capital markets working with mining companies listed in North America,   ...  more

The Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) last week hosted its most successful Diamonds Do Good Awards to-date, held May 31 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas. The funds raised will be used to provide higher education scholarships and assistance to empower young people living in diamond producing countries and where the diamond industry does business and to help communicate this 'diamonds do good' impact to consumers.   ...  more

IEG joins the UN Global Compact, reinforcing its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. Through CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, IEG is participating to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to promote and support CSR and sustainability practices throughout jewellery's chain of distribution.   ...  more

The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT invites designers worldwide to compete for the winning cash prize of USD 9,000 or over THB 300,000 in the 12th edition of the international jewelry design contest under the theme of 'The Pearl of Wisdom – Illumination from under the Surface'. Submissions are open until May 28, 2018. Ms. Duangkamol Jiambutr, Director of the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand or GIT reveals that the institute has been organizing this annual   ...  more

International Jewellery London have announced the six winning designers selected as the 2018 IJL KickStarters. This annual mentoring programme, now in its tenth year, offers the six the exciting opportunity to not only exhibit under the KickStart umbrella at IJL 2018 but also receive invaluable marketing support from IJL and co-sponsors, The National Association of Jewellers. This initiative is recognised by the industry as one of the most successful bursary programmes for new emerging British talent.   ...  more

The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF) reported recently that fancy color diamond prices showed stability in most categories in Q1 2018, with fancy blue diamond prices rising moderately. The Fancy Color Diamond Index (FCDI) indicated an overall rise of 0.1% in Q1 2018 for fancy color diamonds across all sizes and saturations. Continuing their trend from 2017, prices of blue fancy color diamonds increased by 1.0% in Q1 2018, with fancy intense and fancy vivid   ...  more

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) has confirmed the Special Consultative Status held by CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, for the coming four years. The decision follows CIBJO's successful submission and the acceptance of its Quadrennial Report, covering the period 2014 through 2017. One of the six main organs of the United Nations, ECOSOC serves as the principal body in the international   ...  more

The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT invites designers worldwide to compete for the winning cash prize of USD 9,000 or over THB 300,000 in the 12th edition of the international jewelry design contest under the theme of 'The Pearl of Wisdom – Illumination from under the Surface'. Submissions are open until May 28, 2018. Ms. Duangkamol Jiambutr, Director of the Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand or GIT reveals that the institute has been organizing this annual international jewelry design contest with this year being the 12th edition.   ...  more

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) has become an official participant in the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world's largest corporate sustainability initiative, which was launched in 1999 by the then-UN Secretary General Kofi Anan. IEG thus becomes the main Italian trade show company adhering to the UN Global Compact, and just one of three trade show organisers worldwide to have adopted the initiative's standards.   ...  more

The Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), an organisation set up by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry will collaborate with leading banks and release a white paper in a Banking Summit on May 11 in Mumbai. The paper will aim to address critical banking issues like Assessment of credit limit, collateral security, related party transactions, inventory Valuation , subsidiary financing guidelines, and is aimed at mitigating the   ...  more

Borsheims Fine Jewelry is the latest company to share their positive social impact stories through the Diamond Empowerment Fund's Diamonds Do Good initiative. Borsheims, based in Omaha, Nebraska and owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Group, is spreading its community development efforts to Botswana, the country where its Kalahari Dream Diamonds are sourced. In two of the drought-impacted villages near where the diamonds are cut and polished, Borsheims has funded the creation of a direct, consistent and sustainable water system.   ...  more

CARAT+, The World's Premier Diamond Event, is pleased to welcome an array of first-time exhibitors to its second edition at Antwerp Expo from May 6-8, 2018. The businesses joining CARAT+ hail from a range of international markets, with many seeking a fresh alternative to existing global trade events. Those who have given their 'vote of confidence' in CARAT+ 2018 will travel from Hong Kong, India, Japan and Germany to name a few locations.   ...  more

According to China Gold Association, the co-host organizer of China Gold Congress and Expo, Dr. Mark Mobius, Emerging markets fund manager and founder of Mobius Capital Partners is confirmed to be the Keynote speaker at the coming event. Dr. Mobius has been a key figure in developing international policy for emerging markets. As a recognized industry expert, Mobius appears frequently on financial industry television shows and networks. After more than 40 years in global emerging markets, Dr. Mobius has received numerous industry awards, including being named one of Bloomberg Markets Magazine's   ...  more

GIA India offered complimentary seminars on synthetic diamonds from 23-25 April at the Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium 2018 in Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB), Mumbai. GIA India experts conducted multiple seminars on 'Spotlight on Synthetics' and 'Identifying Synthetic Diamonds' – nearly 200 guests attended. Participants gained insights about the methods for producing synthetic diamonds, the identifying characteristics of natural and synthetic diamonds, and the latest synthetic diamond research from GIA   ...  more

Established in 2017, at the instigation of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Deputy King, Crown Prince of Bahrain and First Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (Danat) was formed as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat), the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom, with the vision to become   ...  more

Rio Tinto has unveiled the largest Fancy Red diamond in the history of its Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, during a world exclusive preview in New York. The 2.11 carat polished radiant cut diamond, known as The Argyle Everglow™, is the dazzling centrepiece of the 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender – an annual   ...  more

"Here in the US, if it's pretty, it sells," says Gary Roskin, executive director of the International Colored Gemstone Association. Processes like heating gemstones to enhance their colour are so common that "no-one is really concerned," he adds, but other treatments like filling fractures with lead glass to hide the poor quality of stones are also commonplace and "need to be disclosed all the way to the consumers." According to the Gemological Institute of America which examines more than two million diamonds,   ...  more

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) presented the trade with two wonderful opportunities to commence the Year's buying season with the 11th edition of Signature IIJS and the 5th edition of India Gem & Jewellery Machinery Expo (IGJME). Mr. Arunkumar Mehta (Chairman, Rosy Blue (India) Pvt. Ltd. & B. Arunkumar & Co.) inaugurated Signature IIJS 2018 in the presence of Shri Pramod Agarwal   ...  more

With the exhibition entitled "Baltic Amber. Tradition & Innovation", Poland, the INHORGENTA partner country, puts Baltic Gold into the focus, presenting award-winning amber jewelry and amber art in all color shades. In 2018, the INHORGENTA FORUM will deal with the issue of digital  ...  more

Gem and jewelry experts from across the globe will gather to attend the World Ruby Forum 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand to share their insights on world ruby activities in all dimensions from upstream to downstream. GIT director states that the organization will develop and implement strategies to establish Thailand as the global gem and jewelry   ...  more

In a special meeting on the 2017 ICA Jaipur Congress, the Jaipur Congress Steering Committee decided that the 2017 ICA Jaipur Congress will be moved from April to October. The new dates for the 2017 ICA Jaipur Congress are October 21st through October   ...  more

Oman International Exhibition Centre is proud to announce the 8th Muscat International Jewellery Exhibition 2017 to take place on October 24-28, 2017 at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Oman. Muscat International Jewellery Exhibition (MIJEX) has been organized and well received among traders and buyers for seven consecutive years as the exhibition features a wide range of masterpiece jewellery from various leading brands and newcomers from many countries. Moreover, Oman is recognized as a gateway   ...  more

The world’s number one fine jewellery event – the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair (September Fair) opened today at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE). AWE houses the raw materials section of the September Fair. The fine finished jewellery section, meanwhile, will open on 15 September at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The September Fair hosts over 3,600 exhibitors from 55 countries and regions. Fair organiser UBM Asia expects about 58,000 buyers from around the world to create active traffic in the two venues.   ...  more

The Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) has partnered with public and private sectors to organize the inaugural Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2017 with the aim of establishing Thailand as the world’s hub for gems and jewelry manufacturing and trading. Representatives from AEC+6 industry associations, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the Tourism Authority of Thailand and the Tourist Police have showed their continuing support for the gems and jewelry industry at the fair which is to be held from   ...  more

GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will introduce for sale later this year an easy-to-operate, sophisticated desktop instrument to reliably identify natural diamonds, separating them from all simulants and from diamonds that may be synthetic or treated. The GIA mounted gem testing device combines advanced spectroscopic technology; GIA’s extensive research into the qualities of natural, treated and synthetic diamonds;   ...  more

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a subsidiary of DMCC, recently announced the successful conclusion of the first of six tenders scheduled for 2017. The tender was held at the Almas Tower and was facilitated by the Dubai Diamond Exchange in a secure, transparent and regulated environment, which resulted in 50,000 carats worth of rough diamonds   ...  more

With its pure-white petals and sunny centre, the "common daisy" is anything but ordinary. Even the origin of the Flower's name-dase eage in old English, or "day's eye" - is a lovely nod to the daisy's early-morning bloom, and the awakening of a new day.  ...  more

CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has met in Kong Kong with Semi Koroilavesau, the Minister of Fisheries of the Republic of Fiji, and during the meeting pledged the World Jewellery Confederation's support for the South Pacific nation's effort to develop its pearl industry as a standard bearer for environmental and social responsibility.  ...  more

The Gems, Jewelry and Precious Metal Confederation of Thailand (GJPCT) and the Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) announce their success in persuading the Thai government to approve tax measures that will drive forward the country’s gems and jewelry industry towards its goal of becoming Asia’s gems and jewelry hub.  ...  more

The category that drew the most attention at the JNA Awards 2016 Ceremony and Gala Dinner was the Industry Innovation/Sustainability Initiative of the Year Award, where four companies, all from Shenzhen, took home the coveted gold trophy.   ...  more

The Jewelry Industry Summit, an open forum on sustainability and responsible sourcing, announced an agenda, plus speakers and sponsors for its second two-day meeting, Jan 29-30 at the Tucson Convention Center.   ...  more

Trust is not something you are just given; it is earned. For more than 40 years Pranda has earned the trust of our business partners by crafting millions of pieces of fine jewelry that consistently exceed their expectations. At the heart of this trust are the pillars upon which the Pranda name is built; unsurpassed quality and uncompromising reliability.   ...  more

“The only fair that showcases gems and jewelry products from every corner of the world. The only fair that offers jewelry from many countries, gathering together world-renowned designers and leading international brands in one place.   ...  more

A revolutionary new hotel concept, Centro Sharjah is the ultimate solution for smart travellers on an affordable budget, who don’t want to compromise on style or quality. Perched in close proximity to the Sharjah International airport and the SAIF zone business hub the hotel is the perfect haven for the next generation traveller offering style, sophistication   ...  more

Rhyton company is now planning to expand its business relations between far east and middle east countries to provide a new taste of gold and jewelry to the market.   ...  more

Shadras handmade Jewellery group is founded by three sisters, all of whom have entirely different professions (Shiva who is a painter, Mahsa an architect and Mellisa who is a graphic designer).   ...  more

Trust is not something you are just given; it is earned. For more than 40 years Pranda has earned the trust of our business partners by crafting millions of pieces of fine jewelry that consistently exceed their expectations.   ...  more

The Brazilian Gems & Jewellery Trade Association (IBGM) reported that the country exported $24.8 million worth of polished stones in January, with exports of rubies, sapphires and emeralds accounting for $6.3 million.   ...  more

Jewelry retailing giant, Chow Tai Fook, the largest such publicly traded firm in Hong Kong, is a Top Influential Brand in the premium jewelry category in Brand Alliance's 2015 Asia's Top Influential Brands awards.   ...  more

Colombia is hosting an inaugrual International Emerald Symposium from October 13 to 15 in Bogotá. The conference is organized by Fedesmeraldas, the Colombian National Emerald Federation, and supported by all the country's emerald-related bodies, as well as the Ministry of Mines and Energy.   ...  more