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Following updated CITES convention, SSEF becomes first gem lab to introduce DNA species identification of ivory as a client service
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   more
Chinese traders join AIGS Ruby and Sapphire Buying Course
Twenty Chinese gemstone dealers completed a special five-day Ruby and Sapphire Buying Course at the Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) in the Jewelry Trade Center in Bangkok. The course in March included three days of theory on how to source and trade gems, and an exclusive day of meetings with brokers, in which students engaged in authentic transactions from a   more
IMPROVING ROI USING RFID!
It is no longer enough to fulfil orders timely. 'Before time' is the ultimate challenge, and a step ahead of competition is the perpetual need! A small, yet significant part towards this is by having a constant, up-to-date access to inventory data. This has translated to many manufacturers looking for new technology options so that they are able to improve their operational efficiency and increase work productivity.   more
NEW ART CIMA Ltd. Implements Sarine Diamond JourneyTM
Singapore Exchange-listed Sarine Technologies Ltd (U77:SI) is pleased to announce that NEW ART CIMA Ltd. is the first retail chain in Japan to implement the Sarine Diamond JourneyTM solution as a centrepiece of its new customer experience. The Sarine Diamond JourneyTM solution vividly showcases a diamond's transformation from its rough origin to its   more
IIG ties up with GemAtlas to give their students a boost in the industry.
International Institute of Gemology (IIG) is happy to announce its association with GemAtlas as its Digital Associate. It has completed two months of its association and has received an overwhelming response. As a Digital Associate GemAtlas offers all students enrolling for IIG’s courses a membership on GemAtlas’s platform as a ‘Welcome Kit’. Being a member of GemAtlas it gives these students an exposure to the worldwide network of Business houses available on GemAtlas.   more
IGI Announces New School of Gemology in Mumbai
The International Gemological Institute (IGI), announced it has established a new School of Gemology, which will operate out of Laxmi Tower, at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai. On August 16th, a ceremony was held to commemorate the news. The Honorary Consul General of Belgium in Mumbai, Peter Huyghebaert, was the chief guest at the event. Other notable guests in attendance include Colin Shah, Vice Chairman, GJEPC; Mehul Shah, VP, Bharat Diamond Bourse; Shailesh Sangani, Convenor of the Exhibitions Sub-Committee of the GJEPC; Milan Parikh, Mahendra Brothers;  more
EMERGENT TECHNOLOGY'S™ RESPONSIBLE GOLD™ ECOSYSTEM ACHIEVES SHARIAH ENDORSEMENT
The Responsible Gold Ecosystem, developed by Emergent Technology Holdings LP ("EmTech"), is the world's first gold supply chain ecosystem to receive Shariah-compliance certification. The blockchain-based platform comprises the Responsible Gold Supply Chain Application ("RG SCA"), which automates the tracking of responsibly sourced gold from mine, to refinery, to vault, and G-Coin tokens, which are digital certificates of title to responsibly sourced gold.   more
IGI Launches New Facility at Bharat Diamond Bourse in Mumbai
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
Carats.io, developer of the world's first diamond-backed cryptocurrency, to partner with Celsius blockchain-powered financing platform
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. According to the agreement, Carats.io's CARAT coins will be a featured stable coin within the Celsius   more
GIT Urges Consumers to Buy Certified Diamonds from Renowned Labs
The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand (Public Organization) or GIT advises consumers to only purchase diamond and diamond jewelry with certification from leading laboratories afterCIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, remarked at its 2017 annual congress that increasing amount of synthetic diamonds are being circulated in the market. MsDuangkamolJiambutr, the director of GIT revealed that due to the high popularity of diamond among consumers and its high price   more
53-year-old SRDC Unveils its New Avatar as IIG (International Institute
of Gemology) with a Brand New Institute
SRDC, one of India's premier gemological institutes officially announced its rebranding as IIG (International Institute of Gemology) at a grand ceremony on July 19. To mark this proud milestone, Mr Ramnikbhai Shah, founder of leading diamond manufacturing house Venus Jewel and Mr Arvindbhai Parikh, MD and founding partner of Crystal Diamonds inaugurated IIG's new institute in Panchratna Building, Opera House. The organization's new logo   more
IGI Announces New School of Gemology in Mumbai
The International Gemological Institute (IGI), announced it has established a new School of Gemology, which will operate out of Laxmi Tower, at the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai. On August 16th, a ceremony was held to commemorate the news. The Honorary Consul General of Belgium in Mumbai, Peter Huyghebaert, was the chief guest at the event. Other notable guests in attendance include Colin Shah, Vice Chairman, GJEPC; Mehul Shah, VP, Bharat Diamond   more
World Diamond Museum to host Qatar Pearl Exhibition in Moscow
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   more
DE BEERS GROUP TO LAUNCH NEW FASHION JEWELRY BRAND WITH LABORATORY-GROWN DIAMONDS
De Beers Group recently announced the launch of a new company called Lightbox Jewelry that will begin marketing a new brand of laboratory-grown diamond jewelry under the Lightbox name in September, offering consumers high-quality, fashion jewelry designs at lower prices than existing lab-grown diamond offerings. Lightbox lab-grown diamonds will retail from US$200 for a   more
Severalmaz to test unmanned technologies for mine and geodetic surveying
PJSC Severalmaz tested unmanned aerial vehicles - a quadcopter and an airplane - for mine surveying of land objects of Lomonosov Mining and Processing Division.Preliminary estimates show that the use of unmanned technologies provides high survey accuracy, increases the   more
CARATS – SURAT DIAMOND EXPO
Surat Diamond Association President Babu Bhai N Gujarati and Mr. Gourav Sethi, Exhibition Convenor and Board Member told that SDA is consistently working towards the growth of diamond industry and endeavors to keep it on the forefront of the world map. SDA takes great pride in announcing an exclusive showcase of loose diamonds "CARATS - Surat Diamond Expo" which will prove as a landmark   more
India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) 2018 slated to be held from 9TH - 13TH August to showcase India's leadership role in the world G&J sector
The 35th edition of Premier IIJS 2018 is all set to showcase India's leadership role in the gem and jewellery sector from 9thAugust – 13th August, 2018 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon. Organised by GJEPC, IIJS will witness the biggest assembly of retailers, wholesalers, distributors and designers and around 40,000 domestic and international footfalls this year. The duration of the show will now comprise of five days and a special preview on 8th August for International   more
GSI EXPANDS POLKI DIAMONDS TESTING SERVICES TO REACH CLIENTS WORLDWIDE
Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the world's leading gemological organizations, announced that it has extended its' testing services for Polki Diamonds (Uncut Diamonds) in finished Polki diamond jewelry sets to India, Hong Kong, New York and Dubai. This service is offered to retailers and manufacturers and also to end-customers who have finished polki jewelry sets. This is latest in a series of services that GSI offers to the jewelry trade to address the concerns of quality grading and authenticity of Polki diamonds.   more
Diamond and Jewellery financing 2018: GJEPC and Banks come together to deliberate on Mitigating Risks effectively
Hon'ble Minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Mr Suresh Prabhu recently unveiled a white paper drafted by GJEPC at the one-day seminar titled "Diamond and Jewellery Financing 2018: Mitigating risks effectively." The event organized by the Gems and Jewellery industry to find ways to reduce risks and infuse confidence into financiers, attended by leading banks and financial institutions including the SBI, Central Bank of India, IndusInd Bank, ECGC etc.   more
New exhibitors give CARAT+ their vote of confidence ahead of second edition
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
"Precious Metals in the History of Science and Technology": Monday 7th May at OROAREZZO 2018, a study day with experts, researchers and university teachers
As part of OROAREZZO, the Italian jewellery show organized by IEG, Italian Exhibition Group, the much-awaited study seminar entitled "Precious Metals in the History of Science and Technology", organized by TCA | Precious Metals Refining, will be held in the Arezzo Exhibition Centre Auditorium on Monday 7th May.   more
Complimentary Seminars on Synthetic Diamonds by GIA India
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 (Gemological Institute of America, Inc).   more
Gematlas.com a new age networking platform for Gems & Jewellery Industry!
Gematlas.com is an industry-specific website created to become the online community destination to connect, promote and grow businesses within the Diamond, Gems & Jewellery industry. GemAtlas is an organization led by a professional team with experience in different verticals of the gems and jewellery industry as well as IT. The Company was incorporated and commenced business in Mumbai in March 2013. It was formally   more
BVC Ventures
Redefining Time management through Tech
BVC Logistics is a market leader in providing integrated solutions within express logistics, contract logistics, project logistics, ocean and air cargo. Over the past five decades, BVC has pioneered critical offerings in niche sectors. At BVC, benchmarked quality standards, standardised processes and operational excellence across services has helped BVC in emerging as a market leader within several verticals.   more
The September Hong Kong Jewellery &
Gem Fair opens with a larger canvass
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
Solidscape Announces Winners of 2017 Baselworld Design Competition
Solidscape®, Inc., the leading manufacturer of high precision 3D wax printers for the jewelry industry, and a subsidiary of Stratasys, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), announces the winners of the seventh annual Baselworld Design Competition. As the focal point of the watch and jewelry industry, Baselworld inspires industry leaders and top designers to showcase their creations and innovations on a worldwide stage. Every year Solidscape provides designers the opportunity to receive international recognition for their work.   more
TGJTA Readies to Host the Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2016
The Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) recently proudly unveilled the Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2016, to be held from September 7 to 11, 2016 at Impact Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok. The Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA)   more
A Royal Co.® Launched New
Vision360 MiNi @ JCK Show 2016
Surat (India) based A Royal Co.® has introduced new Vision360° Mini for the Diamond Industry at JCK show - 2016. Vision360 is well known diamond imaging system, this new version is able to generate the diamond   more
‘Diamond Detection Expo & Symposium’ concludes on an optimistic note’ The ‘First of its kind’ Symposium to educate and empower the G&J sector
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), in association with Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) successfully concluded The Diamond Detection Expo and Symposium (DDES) on 16th December. DDES, an initiative by GJEPC was organized with an objective to impart knowledge on synthetic diamonds, its detection using various technologies available.  more
September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair kicks off with 3,752 exhibitors from 50 countries
The key international jewellery event – the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair (September Fair) (http://exhibitions.jewellerynetasia.com/9jg/) – opens today at AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE). AWE houses the raw materials section of the September Fair. The fine finished jewellery section, meanwhile, will open on 18 September at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Celebrating its 33rd edition, the September Fair once again breaks its record by featuring 3,752 exhibitors from 50 countries and regions.  more
METS 2015 concludes, planning on a new format for next year
HKJJA Exhibition Services Limited brought down the curtain on the second edition of METS – Machinery, Equipment, Technology and Supplies for Jewellery & Watch Industry on 27 June 2015 at Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC), Hong Kong.  more
Colombia to Hold International Emerald Symposium
Colombia is hosting an inaugural 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. The conference aims to address the challenges and opportunities faced by the emerald industry, including resource management, manufacturing, treatments, certification, nomenclature, technology,  more
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