GIA India Offers Seminar in Jammu on ‘Allure of Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald’

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 GIA Instructor Rahul Ladiwal conducting the seminar

To help ensure public trust in gems and jewellery, GIA India organised an education seminar on “Allure of Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald” for members of the trade in Jammu on Dec. 21. More than 40 members from Sarafa Association, Jammu, attended to gain important information on the big three gemstones. GIA Instructor Rahul Ladiwal shared insights on the finest colours, best quality, sources, treatments and synthetics of rubies, sapphires and emeralds.

Vijay Kumar Verma, General Secretary, Sarafa Association, Jammu, said, “The seminar organised by GIA India was very informative for all the members of the association and will help us in buying and selling coloured gemstones.”

Nirupa Bhatt, Managing Director of GIA India and Middle East, said, “As a public-benefit institute, GIA India organises these knowledge seminars to educate and empower the trade. This knowledge helps build consumer confidence in gems and jewellery. GIA India is grateful to the association in Jammu for their support in this endeavour to help their members understand the important aspects of the gem and jewellery industry.”

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GIA India and GIA India Laboratory Pvt. Ltd. (‘GIA India’) are independent subsidiaries of the Gemological Institute of America, Inc. (‘GIA’). Established in 1931, GIA is recognised as the world’s foremost authority in gemmology. GIA invented the famous 4Cs of Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight and, in 1953, created the International Diamond Grading System™ which is recognised around the world as the standard for diamond quality.TES - Jammu - 21.12.2018 - Sarafa Association  - RSE

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