News By Research
Institute for gemological study and research opens in Pune
- 27 February 2011 12:41 PM
The institute is spearheaded by Dr. Jayshree Panjikar
Advanced Technology Expands GIA Pearl Testing Capabilities
- 15 April 2011 12:50 PM
Lab can accurately assess more pearls, more quickly on a daily basis
Best Practices Expert, Diamond Detective to speak at GIA Symposium
- 28 April 2011 11:42 AM
Two new speakers have been added to the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Symposium 2011 business track agenda for May 29-30 at the world headquarters in Carlsbad.
Pandora, Ivanka Trump and Roberto Coin share top honours with Cartier, Graff and Patek Phillipe in 2011 top jewellery and watches brands list
- 05 May 2011 12:32 PM
United Brands LLC, Beverly Hills, released its 2011 top 10 lists of the highest ranking jewelry, watch and diamond brands in the world.
Opportunities abound in Brazilian Gems & Jewellery Industry
- 09 May 2011 10:24 AM
ICA Congress attendees learnt that Brazil’s thriving trade from mine to market is expected to experience very high growth over the next two decades.
Pearl Conference to feature industry stalwarts
- 02 June 2011 12:41 PM
The online conference is designed for industry professionals who want to discuss the state of the pearl industry and network with fellow trade members from around the world right from their desks.
GIA Symposium attracts more than 700 visitors
- 03 June 2011 3:30 PM
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) marked its 80th anniversary with its Fifth International Gemological Symposium at the Carlsbad world headquarters on May 29-30.
IGI Launches 9th Diamond Certification Laboratory in Ahmedabad
- 15 June 2011 12:53 PM
Institute plans to expand its operations in Gujarat
Indian jewellery to get a dedicated television show…
- 08 July 2011 9:46 AM
Lifestyle TV channel TLC to launch the new series on July 11th
Pearl industry leadership participates in CIBJO Pearl Commission Meeting
- 11 November 2011 5:14 PM
Discussions centre on an unambiguous, clear nomenclature for natural and cultured pearls
GIA to host Graduate Diamonds Diploma programme in New Delhi
- 30 April 2012 3:19 PM
This is the first time it is conducting this programme for North India
Diavik mine achieves milestone in its underground mining operations
- 04 May 2012 3:44 PM
The underground operations have produced one million tonnes of ore
Gemfields’ launches RARE COLOURED GEMSTONES campaign
- 29 June 2012 7:00 PM
The campaign promotes the company’s ethical mining practices
'When Jewellery Speaks' Released
- 09 October 2012 12:39 PM
An exquisite book on Kundan Minakaari jewellery called as ‘When Jewellery Speaks’ published by Diamond World was released on 7 October 2012. Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma released the book.
Lisa Locklear is the newest board member of GIA
- 19 November 2012 4:35 PM
Fred Levinger, Roland Naftule and Steve Relyea retire from Gemological Institue of America (GIA) as Lisa Locklear enters the board.
GIA to be the knowledge partner of KGJS 2012 Awards
- 29 November 2012 4:25 PM
Nirupa Bhat, MD-India and Middle East says GIA is enthralled to be associated with KGJS Awards.
Signature 2013 inaugurated in Mumbai
- 22 February 2013 6:37 PM
The sixth edition of Signature was inaugurated today by Rita Menon, IAS, Chairperson & MD, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. Two new jewellery conclaves to be hosted in Delhi were announced during
GJEPC Views on Union Budget 2013-14
- 28 February 2013 3:04 PM
Vipul Shah, Chairman, GJEPC says that the Union Budget did not highlight much on measures for the gem and jewellery industry. But, the Import Export Policy to be revealed in one month's time may prove fruitful for the industry.
IGI announces the opening of its state-of-the-art Laboratory in Hyderabad
- 01 April 2013 12:33 PM
The IGI Lab will facilitate faster, easier and better inter-market communication and certification in the jewellery industry from Panjagutta – Hyderabad.
Thai government lifts import duty on Gems and Jewellery at BGJF52
- 29 June 2013 3:10 PM
Sellers cut 20 per cent on import costs as buyers save 20 per cent on purchases.
GJEPC and IIDGR collaborates to maintain consumer confidence in Diamonds, in India
- 04 February 2014 4:41 PM
As part of this initiative, the IIDGR will be providing their state-of-the-art Automated Melee Sorting (AMS) machines to the GJEPC
GJSCI initiates Project Vanika in alliance with IJMA & Aasmant Foundation in Palghar
- 30 March 2016 10:20 AM
With an aim to empower Indian rural women who engage themselves in household activities due to lack of skill, project Vanika was formed.