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Insight, Innovation, Intelligence—GSI Introduces Customized Jewelry Design Course Modules this IIJS

Mark Gershburg, CEO- Gemological Science International  Gemological Science International a leading innovation gemology laboratory will launch its customized Jewelry Designing course modules during the 34th IIJS Show to be held at Bombay Exhibition Centre on 27th January 2017. The Course Modules explore the top innovation and design trends in the gems and jewelry industry in

2nd Common Facility Center for the gem & jewellery industry inaugurated at Palanpur, Gujarat

  The 2nd Common Facility Center (CFC) for the gem & jewellery and diamond industry was inaugurated at Palanpur by Minister of State (IC) for Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, and Minister of State for MSME Shri Haribhai Chaudhary on Monday, 10th July. The 1st Common Facility Center was set up at Visnagar, Gujarat. GJEPC has further plans to open

HARI KRISHNA EXPORTS UNVEILED A NEW IDENTITY WITH A LOGO ON THE OCCASION OF ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Hari Krishna Exports Pvt Ltd, India’s leading manufacturer of cut & polished diamonds  unveiled a new logo on the occasion of its Silver Jubilee Celebrations on 4th July, 2017 in Hotel Sahara Star with an attendance of more than 1100 people.The most influential people in the diamond industry, miners, well-wishers and the bankers from various

“GST Implication – Expert Advice- Mark Gershburg- CEO Gemological Science International “

(Goods & Services Tax) Expert Contribution- Mark Gershburg- CEO Gemological Science International Mark Gershburg, CEO- Gemological Science International Following the implementation of the new goods and service tax (GST) in India on July 1, jewelry dealers in the country will pay taxes ranging from 0.25 to 3% for gems. More specifically, gold, semi-diamonds and cut

4455 EMPLOYEES PARTICIPATED IN YOGA ORGANIZED BY HARI KRISHNA GROUP ON INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY

In the true spirit of “Yoga” – the union, 177 countries co-sponsored the United Nations resolution to declare International Day of Yoga (IDY) on June 21st every year.  Hari Krishna Group organized a Yoga programme on 21st June 2017, International Yoga Day in its factories at Surat, Sales Office at BKC and Seepz-Mumbai. More than

GJEPC to set up Gem & Jewellery Training Institute in Udupi, Karnataka

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Minister of State(IC), Commerce & Industry graced the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony First of its kind in Southern India, aims to boost G&J sector in the region    From (L) to (R ) – Mr. Praveenshankar Pandya, Chairman, GJEPC, Mrs. Shobha Karandlaje, Member of Parliament, Udupi and Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble

Quote of Mr Nitin Khandelwal, Chairman,GJF on GST jewellery rate revision

NTITN  KHANDELWAL Mr. Nitin Khandelwal, Chairman GJF, said: “We are extremely thankful to the Govt for implementing 5% GST on making charges / Job work. The exhaustive efforts of GJF has finally paid off. The lower rate of job work is a big relief for manufacturers and karigars and also for the customers as they

Diamonds Do GoodAwards Gala HonorsHelzberg Diamonds, David Oyelowo and Her Excellency Graca MachelMandela

Anna Marting Sadhvi Shilapiji. DDG Awards 2017 Sadhv iShilapiji. Russell and Ragin Mehta of RosyBlue. On the eve of the opening of the worlds largest diamond and jewelry trade show, JCK Las Vegas, the Diamond Empowerment Fund (D.E.F) raised over $1,060,000 to provide scholarships and assistance to empower young people globally.  Anna Martin, D.E.F President

Synthetic Diamond Identification made easy

Mr. Anup Zaveri, Trustee-GII addressing the gathering Sectional View of Audience Gemmological Institute of India, Mumbai and Arotek Scientific Instruments Pvt. Ltd., jointly developed an advanced version of the existing Q-CHK Instrument. Mr. Anup Zaveri, Trustee of GII addressed the gathering of the diamantaires at a breakfast meeting held at Hotel Mandalaly Bay Resort &

Gemological Science International demonstrated ‘Live Testing’ Services at Continental Buying Group (CBG) at LAS VEGAS-International Show

Debbie Azar- Co-Founding Partner GSI & Mark Gershburg- CEO GSI at CBG International Show Team GSI at CBG Las Vegas Jewelry Show   Team GSI at CBG Las Vegas Show Gemological Science International (GSI) offered its Live Testing services at the industry most premium event at the Continental Buying Group at Las Vegas. At this