Sourcing of rough in India through online tender system helpful amid COVID situation

Dinesh Navadiya, the Regional Chairman (Gujarat Region) of The Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India has been appointed the President of The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SGCCI). He is also...

30 november 2020

Cultivating demand for natural diamonds

CIBJO, the international jewellery confederation, hosted a webinar last month on cultivating demand for natural diamonds. CIBJO had been holding a series of webinars on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar examined ways to cultivate demand...

23 november 2020

Deljanin and Simic: We do not think laboratory diamonds are threat to natural diamonds

Gem and jewelry industry experts Branko Deljanin and Dusan Simic have completed the 3rd edition of their best-selling book, Laboratory-Grown Diamonds - Information guide to HPHT and CVD-grown diamonds. Deljanin and Simic are diamond researchers with...

16 november 2020

Kapu Gems: Limited diamond manufacturing increases demand

After completing the commerce degree B. Com, Kalpesh D. Vaghani ventured into the family business. His understanding of the market, diamond intricacies and the global standards technology utilization helped him create a niche for himself. An entrepreneur...

02 november 2020

Chris Del Gatto: “We provide capital to smart companies”

Chris Del Gatto, CEO & Co-Founder of DELGATTO Diamond Finance Fund L.P., a New York-based non-bank lender to the diamond and jewelry industry, started his career as a diamond cutter when he was just 17. In his early 20’s, Chris went on to co-found...

26 october 2020

Early next year Moscow will host J-1 International Jewelry Exhibition

19 november 2020
Image credit: Crocus Expo

The organizers of the exhibition announced that the next J-1 International Jewelry Exhibition will be held at the Crocus Expo Exhibition Center in Moscow on January 29 - February 1, 2021. The jewelry show will bring together all industry stakeholders - jewelers, designers, gemologists - giving them an opportunity to share experience, gain new contacts and strengthen the established ties.
The organizing committee aims to create a comfortable environment for all the participants to support and promote the Russian jewelry art. The exhibition will feature a rich program including workshops with the participation of leading industry professionals who will conduct specialized demo and master classes. In addition, those taking part in the exhibition will have an opportunity to celebrate together International Jeweler's Day on January 31 for which the organizers are preparing a festive program.
The first Moscow J-1 Jewelry Exhibition-Congress was held from 22 to 26 September 2020 at Crocus Expo in Moscow integrating all aspects of the Russian jewelry industry. The event was attended by key market players - jewelers, manufacturers, suppliers of precious stones, as well as specialized educational institutions and service companies.