Piaget Wings of Light - Tropical Utopia
Piaget’s latest high jewellery collection transports you to a lush tropical jungle, with a magnificent adventure, of vivid colours, wild plants and majestic birds says Vijetha Rangabashyam
Vintage with a Twist
Sorellina is a brand that is a melange of beauty and brains. The eloquent designs comes from Nicole Carosella’s mind that has no boundaries when it comes to creativity and the art of understanding the pulse of the audience has been mastered by sister Kim who handles the business side of things
The Way Forward for the Diamond Industry - Now or Never: Changes the Diamond Industry MUST Implement
As the sentiment is marginally improving with a slight increase in demand, now is the time the Indian diamond industry should try and implement a few important changes, from mines to market says R Sugandha
Of Trust & Authenticity
Having built its brand on trust, quality and authenticity, Anita Diamonds has emerged as as this shining beacon of a company in the last decade
Sriram Natarajan, Managing Director of GIA India - Securing Public Trust in Gems & Jewellery
As the new Managing Director of GIA India, Sriram Natarajan talks about taking over the reins at a challenging time, education and creating awareness in the time of the pandemic, GIA’s new and improved Melee Analysis, the future of AI in diamond grading and more
Diamonds that Make India Proud
India is home to the world’s best cut and polished diamonds. The diamond industry in India has a proud history. Adding glory to it is A Anildiajewels. This Surat-based diamond manufacturer has an equally shining story
9th Forevermark Forum - Forevermark Breaks Boundaries
Themed ‘Meaningful Tomorrows’, the recent Forevermark Forum 2020 witnessed a fine blend of fresh ideas and new opportunities
There is nothing else in the world that connects emotions, memories and moments like diamonds
David Kellie, CEO, Natural Diamond Council (DPA), talks about the reason and timeliness behind the new rebranding strategy, why diamonds will be relevant in connecting people in the near and long-term future, potential plans for the Indian market and more
Selim Mouzannar - Bearer of Legacy
Embracing the legacy left behind by his forefathers while ensuring that doesn’t stifle his creative process, Beirut-based jewellery designer Selim Mouzannar has a one-of-a-kind personality and his jewellery is just a reflection of that
Online Jewellery Auctions - The Rich are Finding Happiness in Precious Baubles
Online auctions are all the rage with successful sales as well-to-do collectors are deriving joy out of bidding their favourite pieces from the comfort of their homes says Vijetha Rangabashyam
Hong Kong Market - THE VIEW FROM HONG KONG
It has been a tough road for Hong Kong, with USChina Trade War, pro-democracy protests and finally, coronavirus. But thanks to the indefatigable spirit of Hong Kongers, the city has managed to beat the virus. In the same spirit, with the support of the Government that believes in the business capability of its small and medium scale entrepreneurs, the jewellery industry will come out of this crisis says Vijetha Rangabashyam
Ban On Rough Diamonds - To Import Or To Not Import…
The dilemma whether to import rough diamonds or not had baffled analysts initially when the ban was suggested and today, nearly two months later and after further extension of the ban on imports of roughs the diamond industry in India unanimously supports it, says R Sugandha
Turkey - The Ottoman Magic
The jewellery trade in Turkey is 500 years old. Much like other jewellery centers, global economic volatility and domestic political tensions have constantly tested the strength of the jewellery industry, however, its signature craftsmanship and affordable labour has made it one of the most sought-after hubs of jewellery
Pooja Sheth of Limelight Diamonds receives ET Business Icon award
Pooja Sheth aspires to create a luxury niche in the world for lab-grown CVD diamonds from India
What Does Diamond Education Really Mean?
Ben Prior, sales executive at De Beers Group Industry Services, reflects on a busy 2019 and explores what independent retailers can do to enhance their diamond knowledge and prepare for consumer scrutiny in 2020
IJ Hosts a Successful 9th Edition of JJS- IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards
Indian Jeweller (IJ) hosted a one-of-a-kind glittering award ceremony the “JJS-IJ Jewellers’ Choice Design Awards 2019”, this time at the convention centre in JECC
Vicenzaoro January - A Crowd Pleaser!
Jewellery’s most awaited destination, Vincenzaoro saw a spectacular success at its January edition
Spreading Knowledge & Technical Know - How
GJSCI’s India Jewellery Excellence Symposium turned out to be an excellent platform where participants gained a lot of knowledge about what’s latest in the manufacturing front
Diamond Jewellery witnesses good demand
With the wedding season coming to a close, the show floor was filled with buyers who were in serious business mode, looking to buy small ticket items in diamonds. Demand for heavy diamond jewellery is on its way out
International Diamond Week receives good response
The International Diamond Week in Israel opened to a packed exhibition hall, with over 300 international buyers from 18 countries in attendance.
Beacon of Inspiration: 60 Years of Safeguarding the Industry
As the foremost leader of logistics & security, BVC Logistics has become this industry’s safe haven. 60 years since its modest beginning, the company has grown leaps and bounds, diversifying into unchartered territories and reaping success in doing so. Here’s the journey of a company whose vision and mission have had no bounds
G&J Trade Loses Momentum, Thanks to Coronavirus
Coronavirus’ Impact on the Global G&J Trade
Women buy more Diamonds than Men
De Beers Group 2019 Diamond Insight Report shows that while society and relationships are evolving, diamonds remain the essential symbol of love
Why has India's exports hit an all time low? How Can India Get Back Up?
With the ongoing US-China Trade war, the stage was set for India to take advantage of the situation and increase its export revenues. However, official statistics tell a different story. Shrinking demand, global political unrests and a volatile economic climate has put the Indian diamond industry in a difficult spot. Sanjana Parikh speaks to some of the leading diamond and jewellery exporters in the country to decode the reasons behind the fall in export numbers
VOD Dubai 2019: VOD Dubai Reaches Far & Wide
VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show reiterated its status as the MENA region’s definitive B2B and B2C jewellery event with a hugely successful 2019 edition
Raniwala 1881 - Of Heritage, Luxury & Modernity
Raniwala 1881, known for its bespoke, carefully crafted bridal jewellery is managing to stay ahead of the curve by changing with times and understanding the aspirations and needs of the current generation.
KP Plenary: KP Plenary garners enthusiastic participation
The five day KP Plenary Meet held in New Delhi saw 55 participants from over 82 countries with India as the KP Chair.
Jewellery Arabia 2019 Where Luxury Converges
Middle East’s most premier jewellery and watch exhibition concluded in Bahrain with 561 exhibitors from 35 countries who showcased an array of stunning jewels over the course of five days.
India Gold Jewellery Summit: 3rd India Gold Jewellery Summit sheds light on interesting insights
The two day Summit held in New Delhi gave valuable insights into the gold and jewellery industry also highlighting the need for bullion banking.
Can lab-grown diamonds help the industry? - Make Hay While the “Diamond” Shines
While the tug-of-war between natural and lab-grown diamond industries is ongoing, the fact that there is a definitive market for the latter is undisputable. The growing number of natural diamond players wanting a taste of the lab-grown diamond business is evidence enough. Instead of looking at lab-grown diamonds as a threat, if the industry can view it as a just-another variant that can be sold to a different target audience, may be this industry could strike gold, says Vijetha Rangabashyam.