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Celebrities Wear Platinum Jewellery at Academy Awards

Los Angeles: Jewelry set in platinum had a major fashion moment at the “91st Annual Academy Awards” where the world’s most glamorous celebrities walked the red carpet in exquisite, one-of-a-kind jewelry designs. Statement necklaces as seen on Lady Gaga and Amy Adams were a noticeable trend, and proved

IGI Certifies Traditional Jadau & Polki Plewellery

Mumbai: The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the largest global independent gem certification and appraisal institute, certifies traditional Jadau and Polki jewelry. The IGI Traditional Jewelry Report has become a benchmark and helps discerning buyers validate real Jadau jewelry from fakes; and differentiate between original Polki

SSEF Launches GemTrack

Basel: The Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF has announced the launch today of GemTrack™, a new service providing expert scientific opinion linking a cut gemstone to the rough stone from which it originated, thus enabling gemmologically the documentation of part of the stone’s journey from mine to market.

IIGJ to Provide Services from Udupi also

Mumbai: Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, inaugurated the Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery (IIGJ), Udupi, an initiative of the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), established with the support of Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman Hon’ble Union Minister

Coimbatore Gets Common Facility Centre

Mumbai: India’s Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Mr. Suresh Prabhu laid the foundation of the Common Facility Centre (CFC) at Coimbatore – the ‘Ratna Abhushan Suvidha Kendra’, is a project by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), sponsored by the

DPA Launches New Diamond Campaign

Mumbai: Diamond Producers Association (DPA) recently announced the third wave of the Real is Rare, Real is a Diamond campaign. Entitled ‘For Me, From Me’, the campaign is inspired by the natural diamond industry’s strongest growth engine, women self-purchase, which today represents one-third of all

De Beers’ Revenue Grows in 2018

London: Anglo American said De Beers’ revenue leaped 4% to $6.1 billion in 2018 compared with $5.8 billion, a year earlier. The diversified mining group, which has an 85% stake in De Beers, said rough diamond sales also increased by 4% to $5.4 billion against $5.2

Reliance Jewels Opens Showroom in Dehradun

Dehradun: Reliance Jewels has launched its new showroom in Dehradun on Rajpur Road. Over the years, Reliance Jewels has catered to variety of needs of its patrons from everyday wear to special occasions across price range. With maximum focus on consumer outreach and unique jewellery, Reliance Jewels

Meeting on Mandatory Hallmarking on 28th Feb

New Delhi: India’s Consumer Affairs Ministry has organized a meeting on 28th February with stakeholders to discuss making hallmarking of gold jewellery mandatory, following up on an order it issued in June 2018, reports the Business Standard. Consumer Affairs Minister Mr. Ram Vilas Paswan will chair the

AWDC to Promote its Diamond Trade in Mexico

Antwerp: The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), the umbrella organization for the Antwerp diamond industry, from 16 to 20 February 2019 will participate in the Royal Mission to Mexico. Currently, Mexico mainly imports polished diamonds from the United States. This Royal Mission is therefore the