Outlook on Driving Diamond Desirability with NDC CEO, David Kellie
"Our confidence in the new campaign combined with the results we've had to date means that our traffic and engagement forecasts will be 40-50 times higher than in our recent history". David Kellie, CEO, NDC
Saroja Yeramill Meet The Entrepreneur Who Raised Rs. 165 Crores In Just 3 Years!
Who said a big fat Indian wedding only require heavy jewellery? Some families prefer going for light and affordable jewellery for their special day, and thankfully, this woman has made it possible for them to pick something intricate for the best day of their life. Meet Saroja Yeramilli, the CEO of Melorra.
Working Conditions of Karigars in the Gold Jewellery Manufacturing Industry: Niti Aayog Report
A study by NITI AAYOG (2018) on gem and jewellery industry estimated that the industry may generate a whooping 10 million employment opportunities by 2022.
Malabar Gold & Diamonds launches its 1st store in Bihar with a unique virtual inauguration
Malabar Gold & Diamonds, one of the largest gold and diamond retail chains in the country, will inaugurate its first store in Patna in Bihar through a unique virtual store launch event on September 19, 2020.
GJEPC's flagship show IIJS takes virtual leap
IIJS Virtual, the digital edition of the GJEPC’s flagship August show is scheduled in October 2020
In the Spotlight with Veronica Favoroso CEO, GemCloud
More businesses rely on the internet to go to market, generate sales and provide customer service.
High gold price boosts opportunities for Thai silver jewellery exports
Thailand is one of the world’s leading suppliers of silver jewellery, using state-of-the-art manufacturing and deft craftsmanship.
Forevermark Presents the Tribute™ Collection
- Seasons Change. A Diamond is Forever-
Fixing uniform price for gold will be anti-competition
With appetite for the yellow metal substantially reduced because of unemployment, loss of income and financial distress, there is a sharp contraction in physical demand for gold jewellery. As a result of weak demand, even monthly gold imports into the country has dwindled to low numbers in the last six months.
Jewellery Buyers Need Not Fear Price Fall In Future
Prithviraj Kothari, Managing Director of Riddhi Siddhi Bullions Limited (RSBL), a leading Indian bullion conglomerate, expressed his views on gold and silver.
When Sabyasachi Mukherjee sold his first jewellery designs for Rs 45, and stole his mom's satin slip
Since the government-mandated lockdown on account of the coronavirus pandemic has been imposed, Sabyasachi has taken to his Instagram to share anecdotes and insights into the making of the most coveted designer in India.
The future of jewellery industry is promising, here's why
Covid-19 has changed the way we look at things. Not only has the global pandemic affected our lives in unimaginable ways, but also impacted our habits from work to shopping, every avenue possible has taken a blow.
Why Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme needs a review
India mines just 0.1% of the globally mined gold however it has almost 25% share of the overall global annual demand of the yellow metal. This puts a lot of pressure on country’s current account and foreign exchange reserves. In the annual Union Budget of 2015, with the intent of enabling purchase of gold in electronic form and reducing gold imports, government announced the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme (SGBS).
We Are Seeing An Upward Trend.
Ajoy Chawla CEO, Jewellery Division, Titan Company
Jewellers facing major shortage of Karigars across India
Mumbai: Due to the COVID-19 crisis there was a mass reverse migration of karigars from Mumbai back to their respective natives and hometowns.
World's first hotel
A five-star hotel in Vietnamese capital Hanoi has opened with a marquee attraction hoping it will attract guests with intimately expensive tastes: gold-plated bathtubs, basins and even toilets, all housed behind a massive golden exterior.
Thailand and India cooperate to revive Gems and Jewellery Industry
The Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) organised a webinar to discuss the potential business opportunity between India’s and Thailand’s jewellery industry in post-COVID-19, as well as to promote the new version of Bangkok Gems and Jewelry Fair (BGJF).
GJEPC Leadership represents Gem & Jewellery Industry concerns to Hon'ble FM through a Video Meet
Ease of Business, e-commerce, Amendments in Gold Monetisation Scheme, Priority Status for G&J sector, MyKYCBank platform mandatory for G&J entities, Increasing Bank Credit exposure to G&J sector, Reducing import duty, Development of SEZ’s etc represented during the meeting
G&J industry takes a sigh of relief as re-import of certified diamond extended for 3 months period
In a major relief to the Indian diamond industry, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes And Customs, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Government of India, at the behest of the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), announced an extension of three months on certified diamond reimports in an official notification.
A sustainable future promised by leading natural diamond miners
Natural diamonds have always been able to create emotional connect and hold deep meaning for those who own them. They are the ultimate symbol of love and will continue to hold its value while remaining timeless and a luxurious piece of jewellery. As we shift our focus towards ‘The New Normal’, customers are emerging with a sense of gratitude, they will have greater respect for all things natural. They wish to invest in better quality things that would ideally last them for a long time. With people confined to their homes, appreciation for the environment and all things natural would grow manifold and natural diamonds weave in perfectly to fill this need-gap.
Titan's luxury jewellery brand Zoya forays into South India, opens new boutique in Bangalore
Located in the ‘it’ neighbourhood of Vittal Mallya Road in the heart of the city, all 3300 square feet of this boutique speak with a quiet eloquence of a love for fine jewellery, a deep appreciation of the handcrafted and bespoke, and above all a reverence for the sheer artistry that goes into the creation of each resplendent finished piece; a perfect union of design originality with age-old techniques of jewellery creation.
The Kundan of Bikaner
Bikaner is a small town in the state of Rajasthan that has the world thronging at its doorsteps for three unique things.
Government Seeks Suggestions from the Gem & Jewellery Industry to Boost Manufacturing and Exports
With a focus on improving India’s manufacturing capabilities, the government has identified the sectors including leather, gem and jewellery, renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and textiles where investors can contribute and promote manufacturing.
“The Diamond Origin Report service will continue to be an area of focus, along with several digital transformation initiatives - Sriram Natarajan
Sriram Natarajan Managing Director of GIA India
We need to create an inspiring vision for Natural Diamonds - David Kellie CEO, Natural Diamond Council
David Kellie, CEO of the Natural Diamond Council in an exclusive interview with Sumesh Wadhera, Chief Editor, The Art of Jewellery shared his valuable insights about the rebranding of DPA to NDC and various other initiatives. We at AOJ would like to share this exciting Q&A session with our readers.
Jewellers urge extension of grace period of mandatory hallmarking of gold jewellery
The Centre, in November 2019 had announced that hallmarking of gold jewellery would be made mandatory across the country from January 15, 2021.
Forevermark Diamonds stand by its commitment to protect the environment and wildlife this Environment Day
Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group believes what they do every day builds a lifetime of moments that will build your Forever. On International Environment Day, Forevermark reiterates their commitment to protect wildlife and keeping responsible sourcing at the very centre of their business to build a beautiful tomorrow.
Certain amendments will make Gold Metal Loan a robust financial product
Gold Metal Loan (GML) is a mechanism under which a jewellery manufacturer borrows gold metal instead of rupees and settles the GML with the sale proceeds obtained. GML can be availed for 180 days in case of domestic jewellery manufacturers and for 270 days in case of exports.
How Jewellery Designers Are Making The Most Of Lockdown
Jewellery designing is a key to make jewelleries look attractive and beautiful and for that every jewellery designer is on his toes in search of new designs and its inspirations. Today travelling in search of design inspiration is not possible due to lockdown but designers definitley sit home and can take an advantage to travel in thier mind, travel in their imagination, get inspired by the visions and things that are arround. This article will describe about how jewellery designers are utilising their lockdown period and sketching down their imagination into a beautiful designs.
Jewellery Market Scenario Post Lockdown
Post lockdown, jewellers have reopened their showrooms with hopes of reviving the sales and getting back to normal. Since safety of the customers and staff has become the priority now, all jewellers are taking precautionary measures to provide a safe shopping experience.