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The Jewellery Technology and Machinery sector is buoyant again after experiencing a tough time due to the PANDEMIC and lock down state. Coupled with low or no sale for indigenously manufactured machinery and tech imported from abroad, the sector has remained silent, until the   more
Opportunity to Tap $400 billion worth Exports in the 'NEW AGE' :
Addressing Indian missions and Export Promotion Councils on the country's target of USD 400 billion of merchandise exports this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that four factors,   more
Angola welcomes FDI to develop it Diamond Industry.
Angola Diamond E-Conclave 2021 was organised on 1st July 2021 presented by the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas - Republic of Angola and the New Jeweller International Media Group. The purpose of this E-Conclave was to promote important Diamond related projects, such as the Saurimo Diamond Hub as well as the Angola Diamond Exchange that is waiting to be opened in the near future, including potential mineral development projects seeking investments.   more
GJEPC signs MoU with eBay to boost retail exports of Gems & Jewellery from India
In yet another landmark step, The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), apex body of Gem & Jewellery trade in India since 1966 signed an MoU with ES Online Services (India) Pvt. Ltd. (an eBay Group Company) to provide impetus to Indian Gem & Jewellery sellers on the global e marketplace and explore potential business collaborations for facilitating sectoral growth.   more
Signet Jewelers' First Quarter Results Exceed Expectations
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG), the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry, recently announced its results for the 13 weeks ended May 1, 2021 ("first quarter Fiscal 2022"). "Our strong first quarter results demonstrate the momentum we are building as we continue   more
Diamonds Do Good Invites GSI President and Co-Founder Debbie Azar to Join Board
Diamonds Do Good (DDG) unanimously approved Debbie Azar, President and Co-Founder of Gemological Science International (GSI), one of the largest gemological organizations in the world, to join its Board of Directors. Diamonds Do Good is committed to empowering communities in which natural diamonds are sourced, and sharing those stories of positive impact. They have been making an impact in the   more
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MASSIVE Tech Lab
Supporting a high quality Manufacturing Ecology with cutting edge Technology for Lab Grown Diamond Detection
In this exclusive with Mr. Urvang Savani Director of Massive Tech Lab, The JTM bureau gets to know from him an Industry perspective and a forecast for the future. Mr. Prakash Dholariya also speaks on the cutting edge technology that is marketed by the company inbuilt in the state of the art Diamond detection equipment.   more
Digital Tenders Utilising Sarine’s Technologies Evolving as Preferred Platform for Rough Trading
Singapore Exchange Mainboard listed Sarine Technologies Ltd (“Sarine” and along with its subsidiaries “the Group”) (U77:SI), a worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing, marketing and sale of precision technology products for the evaluation, planning, processing, measurement, grading and trading of diamonds and gems, is pleased to announce that its technology for digital tenders of rough diamonds    more
Opsydia perfects internal identifier that doesn’t affect the clarity grade of flawless diamonds
Leading diamond security specialist, Opsydia, has honed its sub-surface laser technology to create its smallest and faintest identifier to date, meaning even an internally flawless natural diamond can have a logo, serial number or encrypted code placed beneath its surface without affecting its clarity grade. These nano-scale identifiers can be placed within a diamond to create a physical link between a specific stone and its grading report, blockchain record or branded jewellery origins.   more
How bright is ‘I’ in AI?
One of the fathers of SIRI told this year’s online Asian Financial Forum that the degree of ‘intelligence’ in AI is often misunderstood.
Apple’s smart voice assistant SIRI puts a human voice, if not a face, to artificial intelligence (AI) for many people, but one of the fathers of SIRI believes that AI, as widely understood, does not exist. Luc Julia, a co-creator of SIRI and now Senior Vice President for Innovation at    more
Do - It Impex Pvt. Ltd.
Do-It Impcx is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company headquartered in India. The company aims to provide superior tech products to the Indian gem and jewellery trade members coupled with cutting edge technology that is matched anywhere in the world. Do-It Impex is engaged in import - export, manufacturing and trading of machinery, plating chemicals and consumables for the gems and jewellery industry. In a very short span of time Do-It Impex, has built an excellent   more
Imaginarium
Imaginarium has joined GE Additive's global sales partner network as an official sales partner in India! GE Additive is a world leader and pioneer in 3D Printing technology. Imaginarium has always been a user first, and with over 16 years in additive manufacturing aided jewellery manufacturing - we know exactly which technology is a hit or a miss. With GE Additive, we are certain that you can take your jewellery to the next level.    more
Technology
GSI inaugurates its new lab in Jaipur, India
A gem testing laboratory of Gemological Science International (GSI) was inaugurated on 12 August 2021 in the premises of Rajasthan Chamber Bhawan of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). The chief guest of the inaugural ceremony was the state higher education minister Shri. Bhanwar Singh Bhati. The special guest of honor was Shri. Vikas Joshi, Joint Narcotics Commissioner, CBN, Kota, and the special guest was Shri. Rajendra Singh Ghuda, MLA, Udaipur vati. The chief guest talked about how important it is to have a testing system to assess a gemstone’s quality. He believed that the international laboratory would provide hassle-free tested stones to jewelers,    more
IGI’s Retail Technical Training for Caratlane redefines confident selling.
With over a hundred new recruits at the session, the Retail Technical Training by IGI elevated the art selling to a whole new level with updated product knowledge and technical support. Right from the journey of a diamond from the mine to the market, its grading and the settings in jewelry, the session successfully empowered service team at attending to their customers with adequate product knowledge in order to instil a sense of confidence among their customers. The Retail Technical Training is comprehensive training session, which covers the many aspects in diamonds    more
Jonathan Kendall joins Opsydia as Non-Executive Director
Leading diamond security specialist, Opsydia, has welcomed former De Beers Group Senior Executive, Jonathan Kendall, to its non-executive Board of Directors, starting immediately. In his new role, Kendall will contribute towards Opsydia’s international strategy and will use his significant experience and expertise to serve as an advocate for Opsydia’s solutions and their innovative commercial benefits at all stages of the diamond pipeline. He will also assist in   more
HB Antwerp establishes premier training academy for diamond specialists and jewelers
HB Antwerp, a data and tech company specializing in the diamond trade, has established HB Academy, a state-of-the-art training and knowledge center for diamond specialists and jewelers. HB Academy will be based in Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world, and will leverage the city’s storied reputation for artisanal craftsmanship with training on the latest technological innovations. By melding these two approaches, HB Academy’s curriculum will respect the    more

Events & News
IGI inaugurates its newly shifted facility at BDB in Mumbai
The International Gemological Institute-IGI, inaugurated its facility at Tower 2 CC at the Bharat Diamond Bourse-BDB on Monday. September 6, 2021. The space will continue to provide with IGI’s full-fledged sorting and screening facility as it was at the facility at Tower F. The newly shifted space will be able to accommodate more parcels   more
WD Lab Grown Diamonds Announces New CVD Patent Sublicensing Partner
WD Lab Grown Diamonds, leading U.S.-based producer of Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) laboratory grown diamonds, has entered into a patent sublicensing agreement with Ethereal Green Diamonds LLP (“EGDL”) and its affiliate The Diamond Library. This agreement   more
GIA’s Gianmaria Buccellati Foundation Award for Excellence in Jewelry Design Goes Virtual
The Gianmaria Buccellati Foundation Award for Excellence in Jewelry Design is usually announced early in the year amid the glorious colors of the Tucson gem shows. This year, the fourth annual award   more
IEG: THE PASSION FOR VINTAGE RE-STARTS IN SEPTEMBER WITH VICENZAORO
As part of Vicenzaoro September (10-14 September 2021) VO Vintage will be back for the second edition of the event devised by IEG - Italian Exhibition Group, specifically for all collectors, enthusiasts and onlookers of vintage watches and jewellery. From Saturday 11th   more
CIBJO releases Laboratory-Grown Diamond Guidance to enhance consumer confidence in jewellery trade
CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has announced the public release of its Laboratory-Grown Diamond Guidance, which include a set of operating standards and principles for the laboratory-grown diamond sector that are designed to enhance consumer confidence both in the product and the jewellery industry.  more
3RD ROUGH DIAMONDS AUCTION ORGANIZED BY SODIAM E.P. YIELDS USD 56.6 MILLION
Angola's National Diamond Trading Company, SODIAM E.P, sold this Thursday, at auction, special diamond productions from Uari, Lulo, Catoca and Luele. The value of the global sale was USD 56,645,764.77. The 3rd rough diamond auction in Luanda, whose   more
Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) continues to expand success, gearing up for BGJF Virtual Trade Fair (The 66th Special Edition), aiming to drive growth of the gems and jewelry business via online channel
Mr. Nantapong Chiralerspong, Deputy Director General, Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, presided over the online press conference to announce the preparation of BGJF Virtual Trade Fair   more
GOLD AND JEWELLERY RECOMMENCE FROM ITALY. THE SECTOR’S TOP PLAYERS AT THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW VICENZAORO SEPTEMBER 2021
The gold-jewellery market is confidently looking at the coming edition of VOS Vicenzaoro September - The Jewellery Boutique Show, the international jewellery show organized by IEG - Italian Exhibition Group, live at last, from 10th to 14th September 2021, in Italy, at Vicenza, together   more