Botswana Govt. Renews Karowe Mining Licence For 25 Years

Canadian diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp informed that its mining licence for Karowe was renewed by the Botswana’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security for a period … Read More

London Diamonds offers lab-grown and mined stones to let customers make choice

UK jewellery brand London Diamonds is allowing customers to make their own choice by offering both lab-grown and naturally mined diamonds. The debate about natural versus lab-grown has heated up … Read More

ALROSA Hong Kong becomes a member of Shanghai Diamond Exchange

ALROSA Hong Kong Limited became a member of the Shanghai Diamond Exchange (SDE) and received more trading opportunities in mainland China. This membership provides a great advantage for direct trade … Read More

BDB Members Give In-principle Approval For LGD Trading

The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) members during the Annual General Meeting held yesterday, have in principle approved the trading of lab-grown diamonds (LGDs) within the BDB. However, members cannot start … Read More

ALROSA held a successful online auction for special size rough diamonds

ALROSA summed up results of online auction for special size rough diamonds. This format allows customers to review and evaluate rough diamonds remotely through the digital twin technology. The December … Read More

Gem-A hosts inaugural Virtual Annual General Meeting and names re-elected council members

Gem-A (the Gemmological Association of Great Britain) hosted its first virtual annual general meeting (AGM) on 16 December 2020, giving international members the opportunity to discuss what has been a … Read More

ALROSA held its annual meeting with diamond banks and funds

ALROSA hosted its annual roundtable with finance community. The company’s senior management led by the CEO and the representatives of largest diamond banks and non-bank financial institutions discussed the market’s … Read More

ALROSA reports its November 2020 diamond sales results

ALROSA reports its rough and polished sales results for November and 11 months of 2020. Sales of rough and polished diamonds in November totaled $390.5 million, including proceeds from rough … Read More

Grand Jury Meet Of Xth Edition Of JJS-IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards Powered By GIA Goes VirtualThese Awards celebrate jewellery design talent from across India. Over the years, we have had reputed jury members from fields of design, gems and jewellery, architecture, art, fashion, etc. This year too, we have eminent personalities, who will be judging the jewellery pieces. The grand jury meet will be held on December 10, 2020. The jury panel consists of experts from gems and jewellery, social media, fashion and styling, design, and beyond, ensuring that each piece of jewellery is viewed from different perspectives. The jury panel includes: Bina Goenka, Founder & CEO, Bina Goenka; Renu Oberoi, Creative Director, Renu Oberoi Fine Jewellery; Eshaa Amiin, Celebrity Stylist; Pratiksha Prashant, CEO, Kishandas & Co; Shweta Kaushik, CEO & Founder, SKID Interior Designing firm; Richa Goyal Sikri, Gemmologist & Story Teller; Rajiv Jain, Secretary Jaipur Jewellery Show; Apoorva Deshingkar, Senior Director Sales and Business Development, GIA India; Meha Bhargava, Founder & CEO, Styl Inc, Wedding Stylists and Personal Shoppers; Harpreet Suri, Global Indian Influencer fame Momwearsprada and Sonam Modi, Co-Founder & Head Designer at SVA by Sonam & Paras Modi. This year, we have received over 500 entries from 24 cities all across India of which 104 entries from 20 categories have been shortlisted. Winners will be awarded as part of a virtual ceremony on December 27, 2020. The Xth edition of the JJS-IJ Jewellers Choice Awards is a virtual tribute to artisans of this great nation and their art of bringing to life the imagination of topmost jewellery designers. This is ‘THE’ platform for the ‘best of the best’ to showcase their design potential, an opportunity for them to let the world know their creative process. Our panel of expert judges will rank the best designs based on several important parameters drawn up by them based on their experience and expertise in this field. Powered by GIA, the IJ Awards is presented by JJS. The other partners include: Hari Krishna Group as the Diamond Jewellery category partner, BVC as the logistics partner and MirrAR is the virtual try-on partner; while Diamond World magazine is the Media Partner. News Source : indianjeweller

These Awards celebrate jewellery design talent from across India. Over the years, we have had reputed jury members from fields of design, gems and jewellery, architecture, art, fashion, etc. This … Read More

Platinum Resurgent As Chinese Consumers Choose It Over Expensive Gold Jewellery

Platinum has been very strongly associated with love gifting, globally and in China. The WPIC said in its third quarter report in November that the platinum market would record another … Read More