World Diamond Council Demonstrates Commitment to Ongoing Positive Change at 2018 KP Intersessional Meeting

  WDC Acting President Stephane Fischler Calls for Attendees to Embrace the Opportunities Afforded byReview and Reform of the KP  The World Diamond Council, an industry group focused on preventing conflict diamonds from entering the legitimate global supply chain and protecting the value of natural diamonds, reaffirmed its commitment todriving ongoing positive change through reform

INDIA Pavilion at JCK Las Vegas marks its 15th year

Leading Indian exporters to showcase latest & exquisite Jewellery collection for the US market 38 Indian gem and jewellery exporters are participating under India Pavilion organized by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council(GJEPC) for the 15th consecutive year at the leading jewellery event in North America, JCK Las Vegas. Every year, top gem and

GJEPC expects De Beers will drive product categorisation and differentiation between Synthetics and Natural Diamonds with launch of its Lightbox Brand

Through a communication addressed to GJEPC, De-Beers informed it’s foray into synthetic diamond business with the launch of a new line of fashion jewellery in September, 2018. Simultaneously on Tuesday, De Beers through a press statement introduced Lightbox, a label selling fashion jewellery at lower prices than existing lab grown diamond offerings. GJEPC expects that

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

 A special preview on 8th August for International Buyers and Select leading retailers, Buyers, retail Chains & Industry leaders Introducing Hall 7 A with 10800 Sq mtrs (Pillar less Hall) thus offering opportunity for expansion of 800 new booths The Machinery section will now be hosted at Hotel Lalit and Hotel Leela offering unprecedented access

IIGJ Jaipur annual Souvenir

Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery released their annual souvenir on 27th of May, 2018. On this occasion the directors of Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery Jaipur Shri Pramod Agarwal (Chairman – GJEPC), Shri Sudhir Kasliwal (Honorary Secretary, IIGJJ), Shri Rajiv Arora (Director, IIGJJ), Dr.  Nawal Agarwal (Director, IIGJJ), Shri Vijay Kedia (Director, IIGJJ)

GIA India Classroom in Surat Moves to a New Location

Programmes offered in diamonds, coloured stones, pearls, jewellery design and more GIA India’s classroom in Surat has moved to a new location. The new classroom will offer programmes in diamonds, coloured stones, pearls, jewellery design and merchandising, to help students, professionals and business owners acquire specialised skills to help them succeed in the gem and

GJEPC Refutes Reports on Discontinuation of Supply of Duty Free Gold by Nominated Agencies to Exporters

Recently DGFT had released Public Notice No.06/2015-2020 dated 10th May, 2018 wherein it has been clarified that the Export Obligation period of 120 days under Advance Authorisation Scheme for Precious Metals Gold/Silver/Platinum pertains strictly for Gems and Jewellery Sector. Precious Metals Gold/Silver/Platinum had also been used for making other industrial uses and also in pharmaceutical

Diamond and Jewellery financing 2018: GJEPC and Banks come together to deliberate on Mitigating Risks effectively

“Active participation of Banks, ECGC and others will help development of Gems and Jewellery sector”: Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation  “Innovative financial instruments and risk coverage must be provided to all genuine businesses in Gems and Jewellery sector” Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister for Commerce & Industry and


Gemological Science International (GSI) is hosting a series of free, two-hour jewelry design workshops from January through the month of May. Available to entrepreneurs, beginners, and students through to advanced professionals, said courses teach practical techniques for jewelry design including drafting, shading, design theory and how to illustrate shapes and forms using several mediums (and more). GSI’s Head

Bharat Diamond Week at BDB Mumbai

Dignitaries lighting the lamp to open Diamond Week First ever Bharat Diamond week opened at Bharat Diamond Bourse on 23rd April and ran up to 25th April 2018. People took wide spread interest in this unique show Mr. Edgard D. Kagan. The U.S. Consul General opend Bharat Diamond Week specially constructed marquee was the venue