Category Archives: Global News

5 Carat+ Diamond Grading Service at Mumbai by HRD Antwerp

Ravi Chhabria (Managing Director HRD Antwerp -India), Mehul Shah (Vice President, Bharat Diamond Bourse and Riddhish Parekh (Commercial Director India – HRD Antwerp) Diamond grading for higher carats has traditionally been a time consuming and costly process for the traders who send in their stones to the labs overseas and further await the grading reports

Banking Finance Support to Gem and Jewellery decline by 10 percent, says GJEPC

Will adversely impact overall growth up to 10 percent in FY18-19 The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), apex body for the gem and jewellery trade in India, set up by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, today stated that there has been at least 10 percent decline in bank finance to the gem and

A golden opportunity for gem & jewellery workers in Sinhudurg: Suresh Prabhu GJEPC organizes skill training programme for Gems & Jewellery Sector

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body for the gem and jewellery trade in India, set up by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, organized a skill building training programme for gem & jewellery sector at Sindhudurg. Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the

New price for the Sherlock Holmes – HPHT & CVD lab-grown diamond detector

The Sherlock Holmes – HPHT & CVD lab-grown diamond detector has got the great customer response in JCK Vegas show and HK Show during the month of June 2018. It is the best available machine to detect the man made lab-grown diamonds. It has a very easy identification system, customer can easily identify lab-grown diamonds

53-year-oldSRDC Unveils its New Avatar asIIG (International Institute of Gemology) with a Brand NewInstitute

IIG – Deep Prajwalan ceremony                                           Ribbon-cutting-ceromony-by-L-to-R-Ramnikbhai-Shah-Founder-Venus-Jewel                               New logo unveling by – L to R Mr. Rahul Desai(MD at IIG), 

GJEPC’s sustained vigilant campaign and assistance aids the unearthing of money laundering through import

GJEPC thanks the Government of India and DRI for the thorough investigations exposing the 3,000 crore diamond import scam. As the apex organisation entrusted with the welfare of 6,000-plus members and more than 5 million livelihoods dependent on this industry, we have been taking initiatives time and again to sensitise the government about any irregularities.

Official Opening Event Held for Sarine Technology Lab in Mumbai

Festive event was attended by local diamond industry leaders, Sarine customers and members of the press  It marks the beginning of a wave of transformation sweeping the diamond industry – AI technology based diamond grading Sarine India lab opening ribbon cutting   Sarine India lab opening David Block presentation Sarine Technologies Ltd held a celebratory event

New campaign for Rio Tinto’s Australian Diamonds is launched in India

  Rio Tinto‘s Australian Diamonds programme has launched its latest campaign in India highlighting a new range of affordable bridal and fashion jewellery from the company’s Argyle diamond mine in Australia. Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women’s cricket team is the official ambassador for the new campaign, helping promote the popularity of diamonds in fashion and

GIA India Presents Seminar on ‘Synthetic Diamonds’ in New Delhi

The seminar was part of an event organised by GJEPC for its members on ‘Export Promotion’   Nirupa Bhatt, Managing Director of GIA India and Middle East, spoke about the importance of disclosure and ensuring that diamonds are checked by a credible gemmological laboratory Audience at the event organised by GJEPC for its MSME members

Okavango Diamond Company Pilots GIA M2M to Provide Botswana Origin Diamonds

Selected rough to be processed by GIA for M2M program GIA (Gemological Institute of America) announced today that Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) is participating in the Institute’s M2M program. As part of a pilot initiative, a selection of ODC rough diamonds that have been evaluated by GIA for its M2M program will be offered at