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GJEPC Organizes First India-USA Jewellery Buyer-Seller Meet

The first-ever India-US Jewellery Buyer Seller Meet (BSM) was inaugurated by Mr. Colin Shah, Vice Chairman, Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) along with Mr. Sabyasachi Ray, ED, GJEPC.

Vicenzaoro September Sees 10% Rise In Foreign Visitors

VOS Vicenzaoro September 2019 – the Jewellery Boutique Show, the international expo of jewellery and gold organized by IEG - Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A. – ended at Vicenza expo centre with approximately 1,300 brands participating.

Technological Solutions For Sustainability And Responsible Sourcing Spotlighted At CIBJO-IEG Seminar

With members of the jewellery and gemstone sectors under growing pressure to actively demonstrate that they are conducting their businesses in a sustainable manner, including verifying that the items they purchase, process and sell have been sourced responsibly, a range of technological solutions are currently being developed to help them comply with the due diligence requirements.

Russia's Alrosa Aiming To Brighten Up Sales of Its Fluorescent Diamonds

Russia’s Alrosa (ALRS.MM) is talking to several global jewelery retailers about jointly marketing the miner’s jewelery brand that uses fluorescent diamonds, as it strives to create a new niche for the natural stones.

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales to holding inaugural rough diamond tender in newly renovated, Dubai Diamond Exchange center

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) will be holding the inaugural rough diamond tender in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility at the Dubai Diamond Exchange, Almas Tower, in Dubai, from September 20 to 27.

WJA Appoints Jennifer Markas as New Executive Director

The Women's Jewelry Association (WJA) has moved its headquarters back to New York City and appointed a new executive director, Jennifer Markas, who begins work Sept. 10. Bernadette Mack, the outgoing executive director, will work with Markas during her transition until the end of the month.

September Fair Offers 10k Complimentary Room Nights For Trade Buyers

Informa Markets, organizer of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, is offering 10,000 complimentary hotel room nights exclusively for trade buyers.

This is part of major visitor promotion initiatives by the organizer to further drive traffic to the show, following discussions with trade associations and industry players.

Gem Diamonds Upbeat On Sales And Cost-Cutting

Gem Diamonds Limited Chief Executive Clifford Elphick said prices achieved at its Letseng mine for the half year ending 30 June are 10% up from the prices achieved in the preceding 6-month period, notwithstanding the planned limited contribution from the Satellite pipe ore and current diamond market conditions.