Category Archives: Industry News

Gem & Jewelry News August 2010

Highlights of the presentation organized by the National Gem and Jewellery Authority The NGJA organized the lecture titled ” Value addition of Sri lankan Gemstones through Irradiation” on the 27th  of July 2010. The lecture was delivered by Mr P. R. K. Fernando (Bsc. Chemistry, Msc Chemistry, University of Peradeniya). The venue of the lecture […]

Facets 2010 NGJA Pavilion -Small & Medium Scale Gem Dealers

The  National Gem and Jewellery Authority, Sri Lanka (NGJA) is to organize the ‘NGJA pavilion’ at the “20th Facets Sri Lanka International Gem & Jewellery Show.” The show is to be  held at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre (SBMEC)  from Sept 2nd to 5th 2010. 12  small and medium scale dealers will be selected […]

Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery News

Photographic Highlights of the Meeting Between the Chairman National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) and the Executive Committee of the Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (SLGJA). The meeting was held on the 7th of June 2010 at the office of the new Chairman NGJA, Mr Anil Koswatte. Photos courtesy, NGJA. Donation of  Silver to Low […]

Distribution of Silver to low income group Jewellery Manufacturers

The National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) distributed silver to low income group (Samurdhi beneficiaries) jewellery manufacturers in the Western Province. The presentation ceremony was held on the 13th of May 2010 at the ‘NGJA’ Auditorium. Several senior executives of the NGJA  attended the presentation ceremony, including Mr Ajith Perera, the Acting Deputy Director General […]

Distribution of Silver to low income group Jewellery Manufacturers

The National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) distributed silver to low income group (Samurdhi beneficiaries) jewellery manufacturers in the Western Province. The presentation ceremony was held on the 13th of May 2010 at the ‘NGJA’ Auditorium. Several senior executives of the NGJA  attended the presentation ceremony, including Mr Ajith Perera, the Acting Deputy Director General […]

Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association Executive Committee Members 2009/10

Sitting Left to Right: A Ajward Deen (Treasurer), Juzar Adamaly (Vice- Chairman- Promotion and Trade Fairs), Chanaka Ellawala- IPC SLGJA (Chairman Facets organizing committee), Deshabandu M. macky Hashim (Chairman SLGJA), A.H.M. Imtizam (Vice Chairman Gem Segment), Saman Amarasena (Vice Chairman Lapidary Segment), Ziqufi Ismail (Secretary). Standing Left- Right 1st Row: Nowrooz Azmi (Assistant Secretary), Riyaz […]

Courses Offered by the Gem and Jewellery Institute

1) Jewellery Technical Drawing “Learn how to draw 3D objects scientifically” The Course: Ladies band ring Gents ring with stone Ladies ring with multi-colour stones and diamonds Small wedding necklace and a matching bangle set with diamonds Pendant with stones Ladies bracelet with stones Cufflinks with stones Swan design pathakkam with stones This course also […]

Italian Gemmological Institute Officials visit the National Gem and Jewellery Authority Sri Lanka

The National Gem and Jewellery Authority Sri Lanka was recently visited by a 20 member delegation from the Italian Gemmological Institute (IGI). Discussions were held between the delegates and the senior officials of the NGJA on how they could work on programmes that would be of mutual benefit to both the IGI and NGJA. For […]