Two Great Scottish Collections highlight Sotheby’s sale in London

Sotheby’s in London concluded its sale on 28 March with over 1000 participants driving the sale total of Two Great Scottish Collections to $4,768,981), over three times the presale estimate, with successful bids fielded from eight institutions. There was a fervent interest in the history of Scotland with collectors out in force, eager to acquire […]

13th Gem & Jewellery India International Exhibition is accentuated with SWAROVSKI’s ‘Hall of Fame’

Gem Jewellery India International Exhibition (GJIIE), commenced its 13th edition on 10th March 2017 at the Chennai Trade Centre. Chief Guest Mr. KC Veeramani, Honourable Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration, Guest of Honor Mr. Rajendra Jain, Managing Director, Swarovski Gemstones, and other key dignitaries Mr. Jayantilal Chalani, President, MJDMA, Mr. Rajesh Vummidi, Chairman, MJDMA […]

GJF organizes 5th Preferred Manufacturers of India – Regional Networking Meet

All India Gem and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) organized the 5th PREFERRED MANUFACTURER OF INDIA (PMI) of the third edition, Regional Networking Meet at a glittering ceremony at J W Marriott Hotel, Kolkata from 27th March to 29th March, 2017. This is the first major event of GJF post demonitisation of high value currencies in […]

Reliance Jewels opens 2nd showroom in Pune

Leading Indian jewellery retail brand Reliance Jewels expanded its presence in the city of Pune with a new showroom, its second in the city. The launch took place on the auspicious occasion of Gudi Padwa. Sunil Nayak, CEO of Reliance Jewels said, “On having received a positive response on our last opening in Pune, we […]

SSEF warns trade of sapphires from Madagascar, having a ‘Kashmir-like’ appearance

Swiss Gemmological Institute SSEF has warned the trade of sapphires from a new deposit at Bemainty, near the small town of Ambatondrazaka in Madagascar, having a ‘Kashmir-like’ visual appearance. Dr. Michael S. Krzemnicki, SSEF notes that “The sapphires from this new source are characterised by a subtle and fine milkiness, which results in a velvety […]

Dillano Jewels launches Hoops & Studs

Dillano Jewels, the luxury precious jewellery brand has launched a delicate jewellery collection “Hoops Studs” which women can adorn for wedding occasions as well as casual events. The elegant studs are we-suited coordinates for summer outfits, while hoops are classic and can be bejeweled with any attire be it traditional or western. “Crafted in precious […]

DBMC honoured for its approach to ecological management

De Beers Consolidated Mines (DBCM) won the Wildlife Ranching SA award for ‘Biodiversity and Social Responsibility’, in recognition of its approach to ecological management, De Beers Group announced. The company picked up the accolade for its approach to ecological management at four private game reserves it runs in the Northern Cape and Limpopo Provinces. Judges […]

Aurelle by Leshna Shah presents Emeralds Collection

Beauty is eternal and joy is evergreen. Capturing the essence of this combined etherealism, Aurelle by Leshna Shah preserves your elegance with its exquisite range of enchanting emeralds.   Inspired by hues of green and the radiance of spring-summer sapphire skies, the collection relives regality with the contemporary twists. Encased in 18K white gold, the […]

DMCC outlines speakers for Dubai Precious Metals Conference

DMCC has announced a list of key speakers and experts who will present talks at the sixth annual edition of the Dubai Precious Metals Conference (DPMC). The conference is set to explore challenges and opportunities facing the precious metals sector across key markets including China, India, Middle East and Turkey. The event will see speakers […]

Sierra Leone government announces an offer of sale for the 709.48-carat diamond

The 709.48-carat diamond found by a pastor in Sierra Leone, is being put on sale as per reports. The Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources in Sierra Leone has announced an offer of sale by international tender, reports add. The diamond is currently in the country’s central bank. The diamond can be viewed at the […]